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 is the back of the eye called?
Most of the eye is filled with a clear gel called the vitreous. Light projects through your pupil and lens to the back of the eye. The inside lining of the eye is covered by special light-sensing cells that are collectively called the retina. Behind the eye, your optic nerve carries these impulses to the brain.
What are the different types of eye diseases?
Diseases and Disorders
- 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.
- Colour blindness.
- Crossed eyes (Strabismus)
- Diabetic Macular Oedema.
What causes hemorrhage in the back of the eye?
Blood leaking into the vitreous is called a vitreous hemorrhage. Any condition that causes bleeding in your eye can allow blood to leak into the vitreous. Possible causes include: Diabetic retinopathy, which is new, abnormal blood vessels that form in the back of the eyes of people with diabetes.