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Other Eye Diseases

Other Eye Diseases

The most common causes of visual impairment are:

  • Uncorrected refractive errors (43%), that include:
    • Near sighted
    • Far Sighted
    • Presbyopia
    • Astigmatism
  • Cataracts (33%), which is the most common cause of blindness
  • Glaucoma (2%)
  • Other disorders that may cause visual problems including
    • Age related macular degeneration
    • Diabetic retinopathy
    • Corneal clouding due to disease or dystrophy
    • Various retinal diseases and disorders
    • Childhood blindness
  • Visual impairment can also be caused by
    • Problems in the brain due to stroke, neoplasms, or disease
    • Prematurity
    • Trauma

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates 80% of visual impairment is either preventable or curable with treatment. This includes:

  • Cataracts
  • The infections river blindness and trachoma
  • Glaucoma
  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Uncorrected refractive errors

Following are case studies for other eye diseases:

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February 24, 2016