Ophthalmology Archive

The most common eye diseases

INJURIES Trauma, or injury, to the eyeball and asso­ciated structures may involve any of the parts. In modern industry many preventive measures are taken to avoid damage to this important sys­tem. The commonest injury is that of

Surgical diseases of the eye structures

Lids Congenital abnormalities of the lids occasion­ally occur. Ptosis is a drooping of the upper lid due to weakened muscles supporting the lid; this may involve one eye or both. Ectropion is a turning-out of the upper