Category Archives: Eye Conditions

What Are the Most Common Causes of Blurry Vision?

Blurry vision is a common eye symptom that can occur for various reasons. Common causes of blurry vision can range from minor issues like dry eyes to more serious conditions like cataracts or glaucoma. Understanding the most common causes of blurry vision can help you maintain optimal eye health and address any underlying issues immediately. Most Common… Read More »

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4 Common Causes of Watery Eyes

Do you have watery eyes? This can be a symptom of many conditions, some of which are harmless and others requiring treatment by an eye doctor in California. Many factors can contribute to watery eyes, including allergies, eye infections, and even certain medications.  In some cases, watery eyes may signify a more serious condition, such… Read More »

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Seeing Double

If you’re old enough, you may remember a lame song in the 70s by Foreigner titled Double Vision. While that song was and is easily forgettable, if you actually have symptoms of double vision, we need to see you at one of our three Central Valley Eye Medical locations as this condition can point to some… Read More »

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When Your Eyelid Turns Outward

Sometimes our eyelids can turn the wrong way. This is usually due to the weakening of the controlling muscles and tendons that operate our eyelids. When the eyelid involuntarily turns outward, this is known as ectropion. When a person has ectropion, the condition prevents tears from draining from the eye correctly, resulting in irritation.  At… Read More »

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Turning 40? Get Ready to Stock Up on Readers

OK, so you just had your 40th birthday, complete with the black clothes worn by “mourning” party attendees, tedious cards about adult diapers, and all of that.  But there was one guest who was definitely on the list who you may not know — presbyopia.  Since we take care of all aspects of your vision… Read More »

Chalazion — the Stye in the Eyelid

OK, this morning you woke up, pried your eyelids open, and noticed — what? — a lump on your eyelid. Don’t sweat it; you most likely have a chalazion. That’s a scary word for eyelid stye. There are different ways to address chalazions and our team at Central Valley Eye Medical is experienced with all… Read More »

When Eyelids Turn the Wrong Way

For various reasons, sometimes a person’s eyelid can turn the wrong way. In some cases the eyelid “turns in”. In others it “turns outward.” These conditions can lead to pain, irritation, and problems with tear drainage. Our team at Central Valley Eye Medical Group can correct both of these eyelid conditions with surgery. Entropion Entropion… Read More »

What is Keratoconus?

Keratoconus is a progressive eye disease where the person’s normally round cornea thins and then begins to bulge into a cone-like shape. Because the cornea shape is now a cone, this deflects light entering the eye on its way to the retina and distorts vision. Keratoconus can affect one or both eyes and it usually… Read More »

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What is the Cause of Color Blindness?

If you have some degree of color blindness, you can usually thank your parents. Color blindness is usually hereditary — red/green and blue color blindness is usually passed down from your parents. The gene responsible for the condition is carried on the X chromosome; this is why color blindness affects men far more than women.… Read More »


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