Also known as myopia, nearsightedness causes a person to clearly see objects close to them but makes things located at a distance seem blurry.
The opposite of nearsightedness, farsightedness (hyperopia) allows people to clearly see objects at a distance but makes them seem blurry if located nearby.
A cataract is a clouding that develops over the lens of an eye. It can interfere with a person’s ability to do everyday tasks such as driving or reading.
This condition refers to an irregular curvature of the cornea. It’s a fairly common occurrence and treatment is only required in extreme cases.
Also known as “lazy eye,” Amblyopia is the most prevalent eye condition in children caused by weakened eye-brain connectivity. Unless corrected early in life it will likely continue in adulthood.
People who have been diagnosed with diabetes are at risk of diabetic retinopathy, characterized by retinal blood vessel damage resulting from high blood sugar.
This refers to a series of different eye diseases which affect a person’s central vision. The most common form of this disease is age-related macular degeneration, of which there are two kinds: wet and dry.
Contact Lenses Related Infections
Sometimes, wearing contact lenses can lead to infection. Although not common, these infections can happen to anyone and can be avoided by maintaining proper hygiene and following lens care guidelines.
Strambismus is a condition that prevents a person’s eyes from focusing on the same object together. The issue is usually diagnosed in childhood and can result in eye strain or double vision if left uncorrected.