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Blurry Vision After Surgery: Causes, Recovery, More - Healthline

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Blurry vision can be a common side effect of eye surgeries. In fact, any operation on or around your eyes may result in temporary vision changes, including blurry vision. Other potential vision concerns depend on the type of surgery you've had, as well as the type of anesthesia used. Cataract surgery Cataracts are caused by proteins that can change or break down inside your eye. When this happens, the proteins can stick together and form whitish, yellow, or brown clumps that cover the natural lens of your eye. These clumps impair your vision by making things look fuzzy or cloudy. Cataracts take years to develop and are most common in older adults. Cataract surgery typically happens in an operating room. It is generally a quick, safe procedure with a high success rate. You will typically receive local anesthesia during cataract surgery. This numbs the nerves around your eye so you do not feel any pain or discomfort. During the procedure, a doctor will remove the cloudy natural lens

Black woman, 42, with vitiligo reveals strangers 'fixate on her like she's an animal' - Daily Mail

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Black woman, 42, who has slowly been turning white for 17 years due to vitiligo says strangers 'fixate' on her like she's an 'animal' - and her own community accuses her of bleaching her skin Grandmother Iomikoe Johnson, 42, from Texas, now adores her 'unique' skin  But this wasn't always the case - with Iomikoe feeling suicidal when diagnosed Iomikoe revealed that she is still 'fixated on like she's an animal' by strangers  By Jessica Green For Mailonline Published: 10:24 BST, 28 February 2022 | Updated: 16:33 BST, 28 February 2022 A black woman with vitiligo has revealed the cruel taunts she receives online - including from her own community who accuse her of 'bleaching' her skin. Iomikoe Johnson, 42, from Texas, now adores her 'unique' look, however this

Automatic compensation enhances the orientation perception in chronic astigmatism | Scientific Reports - Nature.com

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Abstract Astigmatism is a prevalent optical problem in which two or more focal points blur the retinal image at a particular meridian. Although many features of astigmatic vision, including orientation perception, are impaired at the retinal image level, the visual system appears to partly restore perceptual impairment after an extended period of astigmatism. However, the mechanism of orientation perception restoration in chronic astigmatism has not yet been clarified. We investigated the notable reduction of perceptual error in chronic astigmatism by comparing the orientation perception of a chronic astigmatism group with the perception of a normal-vision group, in which astigmatism was transiently induced. We found that orientation perception in the chronic group was more accurate than in the normal vision group. Interestingly, the reduction of perceptual errors was automatic; it remained even after the optical refractive errors were fully corrected, and the orientation perception wa

Ocular Rosacea - Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments - Healthgrades

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Ringworm in Armpit: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment - Healthline

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Though its name may suggest otherwise, ringworm is not a worm, but a kind of contagious fungal infection called Tinea . Instead, ringworm gets its name from the characteristic round or ringlike red or discolored scaly patches it creates on your skin. Often, the centers of ringworm lesions grow less red or discolored over time. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) , ringworm is very common. It's especially common in warmer climates. While anyone can potentially contract ringworm, people with weakened immune systems may be more vulnerable to infection. Most often, ringworm affects your: scalp face legs trunk arms Ringworm can also affect your armpit. The symptoms of ringworm in your armpit are the same as ringworm on other parts of your body. There will be round, red or discolored lesions with scaly edges. Over time, the center of these lesions tend to become less red or discolored. A ringworm infection usually feels itchy and uncomfortable. The fungus ca

Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis associated with COVID‐19 infection: A case report - Wiley

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis associated with COVID‐19 infection: A case report    Wiley

Glaucoma: Cause, symptoms, treatment and prevention - Livescience.com

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Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that can cause vision loss and blindness. Though the cause is not entirely known, many people with glaucoma have high eye pressure. Excess fluid builds up inside the eye , and the pressure eventually damages the optic nerve, the nerve at the back of the eye that sends visual signals to the brain . Glaucoma can happen in one or both eyes. Around 80 million people worldwide have glaucoma, according to a 2014 review in the journal Ophthalmology , and the disease is the second-leading cause of blindness globally, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) . In the U.S., about 3 million people have glaucoma, according to the CDC. Although there are a variety of effective treatments that can slow or stop the progression of glaucoma, they can't bring back lost vision. Types of glaucoma There are two main types of glaucoma: open-angle glaucoma and angle-closure glaucoma.  Open-angle glaucoma is the most common fo