Your Eye Condition
Some changes in vision are normal as we grow older. This section of our website can help you understand these vision changes, alert you to abnormal changes in vision, and give you information about the primary causes of vision loss for adults, including cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy.
Learn about the different kinds of eye care professionals and the components of regular and low vision eye exams.
Glaucoma is an eye disease in which the normal fluid pressure inside the eyes slowly rises, leading to vision loss or even blindness. New to vision loss? Our Getting Started Kit can help.
Diabetic retinopathy occurs when diabetes damages the small blood cells in the retina. It can cause "blind spots," blurring, and vision loss. New to vision loss? Our Getting Started Kit can help.
A cataract is a progressive cloudiness, hardening, and yellowing of the normally transparent lens of the eye.
Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is a gradual, progressive, painless deterioration of the macula, which is the small area in the center of the retina that gives us our detail vision. New to vision loss? Our Getting Started Kit can help.
Learn more about a variety of eye conditions that can cause vision loss and problems with everyday functioning. New to vision loss? Our Getting Started Kit can help.
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