The following is a list of common eye diseases
Are you bothered by red, itchy eyes? You may have allergies.
Red, swollen eyelids and crusty debris at the base of your eyelashes are signs you may have blepharitis.
Cataracts are a common cause of vision loss. Learn more about recognizing cataracts symptoms and understanding cataract surgery.
This is an infection or inflammation of the transparent membrane that covers the white part of the eye.
- Corneal Endothelial Dystrophy
The back of the cornea is called the endothelium, and diseases of the corneal endothelium are called corneal endotheliopathies.
- Corneal Neovascularization
This condition is characterized by new blood vessels growing into the cornea.
- Diabetic Retinopathy
How does diabetes affect vision? Learn more about eye problems resulting from diabetes.
- Dry Eye Syndrome
Dry eye syndrome is an eye disease that results in symptoms of ocular discomfort.
Early detection is key, and patient education is important when you are being treated for glaucoma or are considered suspicious for developing glaucoma.
- Macular Degeneration
Macular degeneration is an eye disease that affects the portion of the eye responsible for processing fine detail and providing sharp central vision.
- Ocular Migraine Headaches
This condition is characterized by visual disturbances accompanied by a headache.
- Pingeucula and Pterygium
These common conjunctival degenerations can cause increased eye redness and produce ocular discomfort.
- Spots and Floaters
“Floaters” are usually normal and harmless. However, if you notice a sudden increase in floaters or floaters accompanied by flashes of light, see your eye doctor immediately.
- Styes and Chalazion
These common problems are usually caused by infected or inflammed glands in the eyelids. Learn about prevention and treatment.
- Subconjunctival Hemorrhage
This condition is characterized by the sudden appearance of blood on the white part of the eye.
This inflammatory eye disease can cause permanent vision loss if not promptly treated.
- Vitreous Detachment
As we get older, the fluid inside the eye may condense, contract and separate from the back of the eye.