During cosmetic eye color surgery, a folded artificial iris made of silicone is put through a cut in the cornea, states the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Once in place, the implant is unfolded and placed over the or... More »

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Eyelid surgery, medically referred to as blepharoplasty, is one option for a cosmetic surgery that treats eye bags, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. A face lift surgery also helps reduce the appeara... More »

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Ultherapy is a non-surgical procedure used to stimulate collagen production in skin on the face and neck, reports Dr. Joshua Zimm. This procedure uses ultrasound energy to tighten lax skin in individuals aged 30 years or... More »

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Ways to care for a scratched cornea, or corneal abrasion, are to immediately rinse the eye, remove the irritant and promptly seek medical assistance, instructs the American Academy of Ophthalmology. The individual should... More »

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Depending on the cause, treatment for retinal swelling may include observation, eye drops, injections or surgery, according to Dr. John Kitchens on the American Academy of Ophthalmology's EyeSmart site. Possible causes o... More »

A discoloration of the eye whites can be caused by medical conditions, exposure to silver compounds and eye melanomas, according to the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Discoloration can also be the result of medicatio... More »

During cataract surgery, a small incision is cut on the side of the cornea, and a device that emits ultrasound vibrations is inserted into the eye to break the cloudy lens known as the cataract, which is ultimately remov... More »