- 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 common diseases of the eyes?
The leading causes of blindness and low vision in the United States are primarily age-related eye diseases such as age-related macular degeneration, cataract, diabetic retinopathy, and glaucoma. Other common eye disorders include amblyopia and strabismus.
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.
What are some eye diseases that cause blindness?
The five most common diseases that can lead to vision loss or blindness:
- Diabetic retinopathy.
- Age-related macular degeneration.
- Eye injury or trauma.
What are 7 causes of blindness?
Common causes of blindness include diabetes, macular degeneration, traumatic injuries, infections of the cornea or retina, glaucoma, and inability to obtain any glasses.