Astigmatism is a common condition of the eye that causes blurred vision and other symptoms, according to Medical News Today; it is usually present at birth and is congenital, although it can develop later on in life. Whe... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Treatment options for astigmatism, which often occurs from birth and improves or worsens as a child grows, includes eyeglasses, contact lenses, refractive surgery procedures and orthokeratology, reports the American Opto... More » Health Vision

To test for astigmatism, doctors typically perform a vision test, measure the curvature of the patient's cornea and measure the light focus of the eye, according to Mayo Clinic. All tests occur during an eye examination. More » Health Vision

Excessive watering of the eye can be caused by blocked tear ducts or overproduction of tears due to conjunctivitis or injury, among other causes, according to Medical News Today. Although the condition can occur at any a... More »

Alcoholic encephalopathy, also known as Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome or wet brain, is a condition in which the body does not absorb nutrients properly, leading to brain damage, notes Medical News Today. Alcohol interferes... More »

Vertigo is not a medical condition that has its own side effects; it is a symptom caused by a disease, infection or injury, reports Medical News Today. Vertigo occurs when a stationary person experiences a sensation of s... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Bursitis causes an individual to feel ongoing pain and tenderness around the inflamed area, which typically surrounds a major joint, according to Medical News Today. The affected area may become swollen and increasingly ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases