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Eye Disorders
Common Eye Disorders
Retinal Detachment

This is a serious eye problem that may occur at any age without apparent cause. However, it most frequently appears in middle-aged and older individuals.

Refractive Errors

Myopia or nearsightedness occurs when light rays focus in front of the retina, causing objects seen at a distance to be indistinct

Pterigium

A pterigium is a pink, fleshy growth starting on the nasal side of the white of the eye and growing laterally across the cornea.

Pingueculum

A pingueculum is an elevated bump on the white of the eye on the nasal side of the globe that does not grow onto the cornea.

Macular Degeneration

Macular degeneration is the name given to certain conditions affecting the retina which causes loss of central vision.

Glaucoma

The front part of the eye is filled with a clear fluid that nourishes the lens, iris and cornea. The fluid is produced constantly every hour by ciliary tissues around the lens.

Floaters

Many people complain about black spots, specks or cobwebs floating in their vision. This is more common the older we get.

Diabetic Retinopathy

It is a complication of diabetes and is caused by the deterioration of blood vessels which nourish the retina at the back of the eye.

Cataracts

If you have been diagnosed as having a cataract, there is no need to worry. Cataract formation is frequently a part of the eye’s aging process.