Eye Conditions

For your increased awareness, we have gathered some information about common eye conditions. To learn more, click through to the in-depth article. If you believe you suffer from any of these conditions, please call us to schedule an appointment.


Blepharitis is an inflammation of the eyelids which almost everyone gets at some time in his or her life; and, some people get it repeatedly.

» Learn more about blepharitis including causes, symptoms and treatment.


A cataract is a cloudiness that develops in the crystalline lens of the eye, caused as proteins in the eye’s lens clump together. Even though cataracts typically progress slowly, they do interfere with light passing through the eye to the retina; and, they are potentially blinding if left untreated.

» Learn more about cataracts including causes, symptoms and treatment.


Corneal diseases and disorders are very serious conditions that, when left untreated, can cause clouding, distortion and eventually blindness. There is more than one type of corneal disease. The three major types are known as bullous keratopathy, Fuchs’ endothelial dystrophy, and keratoconus.

» Learn more about corneal diseases and disorders including causes, symptoms and treatment.


Diabetic retinopathy occurs as a result of Diabetes mellitus which can affect the entire body. It is a common condition that tends to affect organs such as the kidneys or eyes in which small and delicate blood vessels are located. When the blood vessels of the inner part of the eye are affected diabetic retinopathy occurs.

» Learn more about diabetic retinopathy including causes, symptoms and treatment.

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Dry eye is actually a collection of symptoms that make up the eye condition commonly called “dry eye”. The condition stems from an imbalance in the quantity or quality of tears which results in symptoms including dry, gritty, red, gritty, and watery eyes. Often, those suffering with dry eye report eye strain or the feeling of something foreign being in the eye.

» Learn more about dry eye including causes, symptoms and treatment.


Eyelid diseases and disorders can result from a variety of causes. They can cause limitations for your eyes to distribute tears or to properly limit proper amounts of light. One of the most common eyelid disorder symptoms is itching, nut there are more. Oriblems with eyelids are usually treated with medication, though surgery can sometimes be required.

» Learn more about eyelid diseases and disorders including causes, symptoms and treatment.


Glaucoma has been nicknamed “the sneak thief of sight” because the term refers to a group of eye diseases that gradually steal sight without warning.

» Learn more about Glaucoma including causes, symptoms and treatment.


Macular degeneration, or age related macular degeneration (ARMD), affects the eyesight of up to 15 million Americans. Macular degeneration is a medical condition caused by deterioration in the central area of the retina which is the inside back layer of the eye that records images seen and sends them (via the optic nerve) from our eyes to our brain.

» Learn more about macular degeneration including causes, symptoms and treatment.


Ocular inflammations and infections can manifest as a response to an allergy, an infection, an injury or an autoimmune disorder. Eye inflammation is often a sign of a serious condition. Prompt medical care is quite often warranted.

» Learn more about ocular inflammations and infections including causes, symptoms and treatment.


Ocular surface disorders may be acute or chronic. These disorders are numerous and have many variations. Both Dr. Gurpreet Sing and Dr. Sabby Singh have expertise in their diagnosis and treatment of all ocular surface disorders.

» Learn more about ocular surface disorders including causes, symptoms and treatment.


Other ocular surface disorders are plentiful in terms of conditions and diseases; and, doctors are learning and sharing knowledge daily.

Eye Specialists of Texas has some resources to help you increase your awareness. As with any condition, disease, or injury concerning the eyes – please do not hesitate to call us at Eye Specialists of Texas with your questions or concerns.

» Learn more about other ocular conditions including causes, symptoms and treatment


Pterygium is a wedge-shaped benign (non-cancerous) growth located on the conjunctiva, which is the clear and thin tissue lying on the sclera (white part of the eye). The exact cause is unknown, but it appears more commonly in the eyes of individuals with an overabundance of outdoor exposure (sunlight and wind).

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Uveitis (technically refers to inflammation in a layer of the eye (anterior, middle or interior). Uveitis (including iritis) requires thorough examination by an optometrist or an ophthalmologist; and if a referral is needed it should be an urgent referral because it is an urgent matter to begin treatment to control the inflammation.

» Learn more about Uveitis (including Iritis) including causes, symptoms and treatment.