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Eye Disorders

30980_250px Many eye disorders require care by a doctor or other healthcare professional. Some of the more common conditions are listed below.

Amblyopia

Astigmatism

Blepharitis

Chalazion

Conjunctivitis

Corneal and external disease

Dry Eye

Diabetic retinopathy

Glaucoma

Hyperopia

Iritis

Macular degeneration

Myopia

Presbyopia

Refractive errors

Retina detachment

Retinitis pigmentosa

Stye

Uveitis

Other Disorders

Cataract
A condition in which the lens of the eye becomes dense or opaque and does not properly transmit light.

Floaters
Appear as spots, dots, or lines and affect or interrupt vision. Floaters are usually caused by bits of debris in the clear gel that fills the eye.

Strabismus
Crossed eyes

If you can't find information on a particular eye disorder here, please visit the Eye Disorders Online Resources page for sites that may contain additional information on that topic.