Ophthalmology Conditions & Services in Plainsboro & Lawrenceville, NJ

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Age Related Macular Degeneration

Aged related macular degeneration (ARMD or AMD) is an eye disease that affects central vision.  It specifically targets the macula which is the central portion of the retina.  The retina, if you think of your eye like a camera, is like the film.  It receives light and then sends a message through your optic nerve to the brain... Read More

Blepharitis

Blepharitis is an inflammation of the eyelids, usually caused by an excess growth of bacteria that is ordinarily found on the skin, and occasionally caused by allergies... Read More

Cataract Surgery

There are many changes that happen to our eyes and vision as we age.  One of the most common aging conditions to affect our vision is the development of cataracts.  A cataract is a clouding of the natural lens in our eyes due to changes of its protein structure... Read More

Chalazion

Chalazion is a round, slowly emerging, localized swelling, in the form of a cyst located on the lower or upper eyelid. (Chalazion is the Greek word for "hailstone" which represents the size of the lump that makes up the cyst.) The usually painless, grainy (granulomatous) mass is due to inflammation, obstruction, and retained secretions of one of the glands that lubricates the edge of the eyelids... Read More

Diabetic Eye Disease

Diabetes is a disease that occurs when the pancreas does not secrete enough insulin or the body is unable to process it properly.  Insulin is the hormone that regulates the level of sugar (glucose) in the blood.  Diabetes can affect children and adults... Read More

Glaucoma

Glaucoma is the name for a group of eye diseases that damage the optic nerve. The optic nerve, which carries information from the eye to the brain, is in the back of the eye. When the nerve is damaged, you can lose your vision... Read More

Ptergium

Pterygium most often refers to a benign growth of the conjunctiva. A pterygium commonly grows from the nasal side of the sclera. It is associated with, and thought to be caused by ultraviolet-light exposure (e.g. sunlight), low humidity, and dust... Read More

 

 

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