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7. How Do You See Colors During a Color Blind Test? Ishihara Color Vision Test is a common test and widely used to screen color blindness. It is named after Shinobu Ishihara, a Japanese ophthalmologist who designed the procedure in 1917. The test is a booklet that has circular patterns on each page. Each pattern has dots that come in different colors, brightness, and sizes. During the test, an individual who has normal color vision will see the number that is formed in the dots. On the other hand, a colorblind person will see a different number or unable to see the number.⁣ → Link

6. Breast Cancer Treatment and Its Effect on the Eyes. Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Although women account for the vast majority of breast cancer cases, men are also diagnosed. Breast cancer can be treated with a combination of medicine and surgery in most cases. Treatment is necessary, but it can have negative side effects including those that affect the eyes. → Link

5. Can Arthritis Affect Your Eyes? Arthritis is commonly understood as inflammation of the joints. However, what most people do not know is that it can also cause problems in other unexpected areas such as the eyes. Rheumatoid arthritis, particularly, is believed to affect the eyes. People who experience arthritis-related eye problems are more common in women and tend to worsen as arthritis progresses. → Link

4. Why It Is Important to Not Skip Preschool Vision Screens Even During Covid-19? Visiting their pediatrician is a must for young children because it is important to check on their wellness. During the coronavirus pandemic, people are advised to stay at home and only go out if necessary. As a result, the eyes of children are unchecked because they can pay a visit to their doctor. → Link

3. Uveitis: Eye Inflammation. Uveitis is the swelling of the middle layer of the eye known as the uvea. This layer consists of the iris, choroid, and ciliary body of the eye. Uveitis can be caused by various factors such as eye injury, toxic chemical exposure, or inflammatory diseases. Uveitis may be classified in different types according to the location of the inflammation. → Link

2. Different Types of Eye Floaters. Not all eye floaters are the same because they can look different to different people. There are different types of eye floaters which vary in shapes and shades. Eye floaters are said to be “spots” by many people but it comes in different forms. When eye floaters appear, it does not alert you for a medical emergency but it makes you feel annoyed with the visual hindrance it appears to be. Eye floaters are harmless and fade over time when they are benign. You can get used to them and notice them less after their initial appearance. → Link

1. Milia on the Eyelid and How to Remove Them. Milia are small, white, or yellowish cysts that appear on your face and body including on the eyelids and under the eyes. Milia are sometimes called “milk spots” or “oil seeds” and typically occur in clusters. Milia are very prevalent in newborns which affects nearly 50% of all full-term newborn babies have at least a few facial milia. Teens and adults can also be affected by milia. These tiny skin bumps hardly become swollen but they can be annoying cosmetically especially when they occur on the eyelids. → Link

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