Eye Conditions

Various Eye Conditions & Diseases


At Family Eye Care of Lockport, we treat and diagnose a variety of eye conditions that our patients may have. Even some of the rarest eye care needs can be taken care of under the supervision of our doctors and staff.

Lazy Eye (Amblyopia)

Lazy eye, medically known as amblyopia, is a loss or lack of development of vision, usually in one eye. This degenerative process usually begins with an inherited condition and appears during infancy or early childhood.

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Dry Eye Syndrome

Occurs when the normal flow of tears over the eyes is interrupted, or the tear film is abnormal. In many cases, dry eye syndrome is a life long problem. You can relieve the symptoms, but not cure the original cause.

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Cataracts

A cataract is a clouding of the eye’s normally clear lens, which leads to a progressive blurring or dimming of vision. It is the world’s leading cause of blindness and among the most common conditions related to aging.

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Conjunctivitis
(Pink Eye)

Conjunctivitis, also known as pink eye, is an infection or inflammation of the conjunctiva – the thin, protective membrane that covers the surface of the eyeball and inner surface of the eyelids.

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Glaucoma

While there is no cure for glaucoma, there are medications and surgery available that can help halt further vision loss. Early detection and regular eye exams are vital to slowing the progress of the disease.

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Cross-Eyed (Strabismus)

Cross-eyed, medically known as strabismus, refers to a condition in which eyes are misaligned. It commonly occurs when the muscles that control eye movement are not properly working together.

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Diabetic Eye Disease

Diabetic eye disease is a general term for a group of eye problems that can result from having type 1 or type 2 diabetes, including diabetic retinopathy, cataracts, and glaucoma.

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LASIK surgery

This laser procedure alters the shape of the cornea, which is the transparent front covering of the eye for patients with eye conditions that qualify to meet the procedure requirements.

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Computer Vision Syndrome

Computer Vision Syndrome is characterized by neck pain, blurry vision, stiff shoulders, headache and watery eyes when working in front of a computer screen.

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Blepharitis

Blepharitis is a term for an inflammation of the eyelid and eyelashes and is among the most common and stubborn eye conditions usually resulting from hygiene, infection, allergic reaction, and/or oil gland function.

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