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Eye Conditions

There are many different types of eye conditions, some of the most common ones include:

  • Refractive errors: These include conditions such as nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia), and astigmatism.
  • Cataracts: A clouding of the lens in the eye that can cause blurred vision, sensitivity to light, and difficulty seeing at night.
  • Glaucoma: A group of eye diseases that can damage the optic nerve and lead to vision loss or blindness.
  • Age-related macular degeneration: A condition that affects the macula, the part of the eye responsible for central vision, and can cause blurred or distorted vision.
  • Diabetic retinopathy: A complication of diabetes that affects the blood vessels in the retina and can lead to vision loss.
  • Dry eye syndrome: A condition in which the eyes do not produce enough tears, leading to dryness, irritation, and sometimes blurred vision.
  • Conjunctivitis: Also known as pink eye, this is an inflammation or infection of the conjunctiva, the clear membrane that covers the white part of the eye and lines the inside of the eyelids.
  • Blepharitis: An inflammation of the eyelids that can cause redness, itching, and irritation.
  • Strabismus: A condition in which the eyes are misaligned and do not point in the same direction.
  • Amblyopia: Also known as lazy eye, this is a condition in which one eye does not develop normal vision and is weaker than the other eye.

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