Diabetic retinopathy is caused by complications in diabetic patients when high blood sugar levels damage the back of the eye or retina. If it is left undiagnosed and untreated it can cause blindness, so it is important to be aware of the condition if you are diabetic. The condition affects 80% of people who have… Continue reading What is Diabetic Retinopathy?
Hyperopia otherwise known as Hypermetropia or long-sightedness is an eye condition which primarily affects adults over 40 but can affect people of all ages, including children. Hyperopia means that the patient struggles to focus on close-up objects but may be better able to see objects in the distance; however, some patients are unable to focus… Continue reading What is Hyperopia?
Myopia or short-sightedness is a very common eye condition that affects the patient’s vision. The condition causes objects in the distance to be blurred while closer things can be seen clearly. Approximately 1 in 3 people in the UK are thought to have myopia and it can range from mild to severe which affects the… Continue reading What is Myopia?
Amblyopia or lazy eye is a condition which affects children when the vision in one eye doesn’t develop properly. This means the child cannot see as clearly out of one of their eyes and relies more heavily on their ‘good’ eye. It is estimated between 1 in 30 and 1 in 50 children will develop… Continue reading What is Amblyopia?
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