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Corneal Neovascularisation | Eye Blood Vessel Growth

Corneal Neovascularisation | Eye Blood Vessel Growth

3 Jan 2023

It is not uncommon to be told during a contact lens checkup at your Opticians, that you have 'blood vessels' growing in your eye, caused by excessive contact lens wear. It is a condition called corneal vascularisation (CNV).

In this post, we’ll teach you everything you need to know about this potentially blinding disorder. After going over exactly what CNV is, we’ll share a few potential treatment strategies and preventative measures you could discuss with your optometrist.

What Is Dry Eye Syndrome? Causes And Symptoms

What Is Dry Eye Syndrome? Causes And Symptoms

3 Jan 2023

We can all experience dry eyes at time, but sometimes it can be more than a simple case of staring at computer screen too long.

Keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS), commonly referred to as dry eye disease, or dry eye syndrome. It's a condition of dry eyes, caused by either a decreased level of tear production, or an increased rate of tear film evaporation. In either case it results uncomfortable eyes.

Read more to find out the causes and treatments