What is Nystagmus?

What is Nystagmus?

Nystagmus is a condition in which the eyes move around uncontrollably and the sufferer is not able to focus their eyes on command. The Nystagmus definition specifies that the eyes make repetitive movements that are not controlled. These movements can be circular, side...
Knowing Bell’s Palsy and Its Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment

Knowing Bell’s Palsy and Its Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment

We often associate paralysis with spinal trauma, and particularly paralysis of one side of the face with a stroke. While these conditions can indeed lead to paralysis, Bell’s Palsey is another condition that can produce this same result. But what is Bell’s Palsey?...
Why do we Blink?

Why do we Blink?

  Blinking is such a common occurrence that it is easy to forget that you are even doing it. It isn’t something that requires thought or effort. On average, humans blink 15-20 times per minute, which is significantly more than many other animals. Blinking 15-20 times...