- Age-Related Macular Degeneration. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the physical disturbance of the center of the retina called the macula.
- Bulging Eyes.
- Cataracts in Babies.
- CMV Retinitis.
- Color Blindness.
- Crossed Eyes (Strabismus)
- Diabetic Macular Edema.
What are the most common eye diseases?
Here are the five most common eye diseases:
- Conjunctivitis. Conjunctivitis is the inflammation of the lining and membrane of the eyelids.
- Cataracts. A cataract is a clouding of the lens of the eye, which is supposed to be clear.
- Macular Degeneration.
What diseases or disorders affect the eyes?
Eye diseases like macular degeneration, glaucoma, and cataracts, can cause vision problems. Symptoms vary a lot among these disorders, so keep up with your eye exams. Some vision changes can be dangerous and need immediate medical care.
What diseases can be seen in the eye?
Here are five common health problems eye exams can uncover:
- Diabetes. Diabetes affects the capillaries in your retina and may cause them to leak a yellowish fluid or bleed.
- High blood pressure.
- High cholesterol.
- Rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune diseases.
- Certain types of cancer.
What are some rare eye diseases?
NEI has information on a number of rare eye diseases, including:
- Anophthalmia and Microphthalmia.
- Bietti’s Crystalline Dystrophy.
- Behçet’s Disease.
- Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension.
- Retinitis Pigmentosa.
- Stargardt Disease.