This is an inherited disease that eventually leads to blindness by age 60. It affects both eyes.
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.
Myopia or nearsightedness occurs when light rays focus in front of the retina, causing objects seen at a distance to be indistinct
A pterigium is a pink, fleshy growth starting on the nasal side of the white of the eye and growing laterally across the cornea.
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 is the name given to certain conditions affecting the retina which causes loss of central vision.
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.
Many people complain about black spots, specks or cobwebs floating in their vision. This is more common the older we get.
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.
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.