Vision Loss Overview
Vision loss refers to a general decline in vision. Vision loss can be partial or full vision loss, and may be central vision loss or peripheral vision loss. Other related symptoms include blurred vision, diplopia, scotoma, and floaters. Causes of vision loss include various eye disorders such as eye injury, cataract, glaucoma, macular degeneration, retinal detachment and other causes. A number of other diseases of other aspects of the body can affect the eye and cause vision loss.
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- Eye Disorders: Eye disorders can involve vision disorders or physical problems with the eye. Eye disorders may also be called “Ophthalmic Disorders
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- Cataracts: Cataracts are cloudy formations in the lens of the eye. The most common cause is age-related decline in the
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- Glaucoma: Glaucoma is a serious eye disorder where the eye’s internal pressure gets too high. There are two types: acute
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- Macular Degeneration: Macular degeneration is a vision disorder affecting the central visual field, usually occurring with age, when it is called Age
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- Retinal Detachment: Retinal Detachment, or a detached retina, is a serious eye disorder where the eye’s retinal becomes detached from the
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