We have a new medication in our fight against dry eye. Xiidra™
A bone marrow transplant replaces diseased bone marrow with healthy bone marrow. However, the blood stem cells, not the actual bone marrow, are transplanted.
The Fairness to Contact Lens Consumers Act of 2003 (FCLCA) improved patient access to quality contact lenses by ensuring patients receive a copy of their lens prescription following an exam and in turn, requiring contact lens sellers to then verify that prescription prior to completing a sale.
With a healthy, normal eye, the shape of the cornea is spherical, like a basketball. This allows light to pass through the lens without distortion. Light rays focus properly on your retina to provide a sharp image of what you are seeing.
Ordinary swelling around the eyes means you have an excessive accumulation of fluids in surrounding skin tissue. Because the skin around the eyes is the thinnest skin in the body, swelling and discoloration can be quite noticeable.