With short-sightedness, people only see sharply in close proximity. It cannot be cured, but can be corrected with glasses, contact lenses or laser treatment. What is myopia? Ophthalmologists distinguish four forms of ametropia: myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism and presbyopia. Most people are short-sighted. Experts refer to myopia as myopia. The word is derived from the Greek …

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Flickering Eyes

Points of light, flashes and zigzag lines can herald a migraine or an epileptic seizure. In this way, those affected can recognize when they should act. Phenomena in the field of vision We don’t always see the world clearly, even when we have a clear view. Sometimes obstacles or phenomena impair our field of vision. …

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A stye is an acute inflammation of certain glands on the eyelid. An infection with bacteria is responsible for what is known as the hordeolum in medical terminology (derived from the Latin term hordeum = barley). This leads to an accumulation of pus in the eyelid glands. Barley grains are unpleasant, but usually harmless and …

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