What is Vitrectomy?

A vitrectomy is a type of eye surgery that removes the vitreous, a gel-like substance that fills the inside of the eye. The vitreous is replaced with a saline solution, a gas bubble, or silicone oil. This surgery is used to treat a variety of eye problems, including: Retinal detachment: This is a serious condition in which the retina, the […]

Color Blindness

What is color blindness? Color blindness occurs when you are unable to see colors in a normal way. Most commonly, color blindness (also known as color deficiency) happens when someone cannot distinguish between certain colors, usually between greens and reds, and occasionally blues. Color blindness can occur when one or more of the color cells of the eye’s retina are absent, nonfunctioning, or […]