Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
Conjunctivitis, commonly known as "pink eye," is an infection or swelling in the outer membrane of your eyeball. Blood vessels in your conjunctiva, a thin membrane that…
Scleritis is a disorder in which the sclera becomes severely inflamed and red. Scleritis is believed to be the result of the body's immune system overreacting.
Uveitis is swelling of the middle layer of the eye, which provides blood to the retina. Read about causes, symptoms, and treatment.
Closed-angle glaucoma is an eye condition caused by too much pressure inside your eye. Learn about the types and symptoms of closed-angle glaucoma.
The cornea is a thin, transparent dome that covers your eye's iris and pupil. The iris is the colored part of your eye, and the pupil is the black center. All light…
A pterygium is a growth on the conjunctiva or mucous membrane that covers the white part of your eye. These growths usually don't require treatment.
A hyphema is a collection of blood in the eye, between the cornea and the iris. It is painful, and requires immediate medical attention.
Entropion is when your eyelid rotates inward. Your eyelashes rub against your eye and cause redness, irritation, and abrasions on the cornea of your eye.
A corneal ulcer is an open sore that forms on the cornea. It's usually caused by an infection. Even small injuries to the eye can lead to infections.
Glaucoma is an eye condition that damages your optic nerve. Learn what causes it.
Reactive arthritis is a type of arthritis triggered by an infection in the body.
Learn about sarcoidosis and its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and potential complications.
Allergic conjunctivitis is an eye inflammation caused by an allergic reaction to substances like pollen. Your eyes may become red, itchy, and watery.
Graves' disease is an autoimmune disorder that causes your thyroid gland to create too much thyroid hormone. Learn the symptoms and your treatment options.
Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis is the most common type of arthritis in children. Learn about juvenile rheumatoid arthritis symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
If you have an injured eye or a foreign object in your eye, you'll likely need to seek medical attention right away. Here's what to look out for in eye emergencies.
Agammaglobulinemia is an inherited immune system disorder in which the body is unable to produce antibodies.
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