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The most common eyes disorders

Overview

Our eyes are important parts of our body, any problem that can affect our vision in a bad way that will reflect on our life for sure.

Many people suffer from eye problems and diseases for many reasons, all can lead to different disorders that can affect our vision.

Maybe we can consider age one of the risk factors for vision problems.

Common Eye disorders

There are many diseases that can affect our eye health, we can mention some of them such as:

Cataract

Cataracts make you feel like there are clouds on your eyes, which make the vision not clear, this condition progresses slowly.

Glaucoma

Due to high pressure in the eye, the optic nerve can be damaged, but this condition doesn’t show symptoms at an early stage.

But in general, the patient can feel some symptoms such as:

  • Pain in the eye.
  • Blurred vision and feeling dryness in the eye.
  • Blind spots.

Age-Related Macular Degeneration

This condition is related to age, that’s why older people are considered to be at higher risks to develop a low vision.

This condition can affect the central vision, which is reflected in the vision and makes patients unable to see clearly.

There are some symptoms that patient can feel such as:

  • Notice dark or white areas or sometimes blurry locate in the center of the vision.
  • Some times in rare conditions, some people notice some changes and issues in color perception.

Dry eyes

We need tears to keep our eyes away from dryness, so the lack for producing enough tears can make you feel some symptoms such as:

  • Redness in your eyes.
  • Can’t handle the light.
  • It’s difficult to drive at night.

Pink-Eye

Pink Eye or Conjunctivitis, happens due to the inflammation of the tissue that lines the eyelids back, and this condition can lead to some symptoms such as:

  • Noticing redness.
  • Itching and tearing.

Other common eye diseases

  • Blepharitis
  • Corneal abrasions
  • Corneal infections
  • Stye

Symptoms you should care about

Sometimes we can feel pain in our eyes for different reasons, so you should care about noticing those symptoms such as:

  • Feeling a headache.
  • Notice redness in your eyes.
  • Notice changes in your vision.

You should care about notice any new symptoms that appear, so you can visit your doctor, to make the needed check-up, then diagnose the condition and the reasons behind the symptoms.

How to protect your vision?

There are simple tips that can help protect your eye health, besides the needed check-up with your doctor, here are some useful tips:

  • Don’t forget to wear your sunglasses.
  • Don’t use electronic devices for too long.
  • Stop smoking and eat well-balanced diets containing antioxidants.

Our advice for you is: do not forget visiting the specialist, that perform the needed tests, to detect any problems then prescribe the needed treatment, besides the healthy habits you should follow, of course, to prevent any future complications that can hurt your vision.

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