Coats' Disease, as a rare ocular vascular disorder, may not be a term familiar to many. However, behind this seemingly obscure name lies a significant challenge to eye health. While not as widely recognized as some more common ocular issues, the potential threat it poses to vision cannot be underestimated.
Have you ever given thought to what it means to be legally blind? Legal blindness is more than just visual impairment; it is an important legal classification that can have a substantial impact on a person's life. In this article, we're going to look at what legal blindness is, what causes it, and how to get help for individuals who are affected.
Imagine a world where your vision dramatically changes before your eyes, where the faces and places you once knew become hazy and unrecognizable. For those affected by Thyroid Eye Disease (TED), this isn't just a thought experiment; it's their daily reality. TED, also known as Graves' disease, is a complex condition that can significantly affect one's eyesight.
Cone rod dystrophy is a rare hereditary eye illness that damages the cone and rod cells in the retina, causing vision loss and perhaps blindness. This article will go over cone rod dystrophy in detail, including its definition, causes, symptoms, and treatment options. We will also discuss how cone rod dystrophy affects visual acuity, the processes involved, and the special issues it offers to children and people with poor vision.
Our eyes are one of the most important organs in terms of how we experience life and the world around us. But like any part of the body, they can be compromised by injury or disease, causing sight issues of varying degrees. There are a number of diseases that affect eyesight, some of which are quite rare, and Visual Snow Syndrome is one of them. While this is not a disease that means a loss of sight, it does cause a form of sight impairment. Here is everything you need to know about this rare eye disorder.
Are you accustomed to rubbing your eyes when feeling uncomfortable? When you use your hands to rub the eyes without paying attention to the hygiene conditions, the germs and viruses would get into the eyes and result in eye infection eventually. Many people don’t take eye infections seriously as they usually can be cured by properly using relevant medications in most cases. However, there are several types of eye infections and some of them may lead to severe visual problems. Read on to get more knowledge about eye infections.
Vision loss happens in a variety of types. Some people lose their peripheral vision, some may suffer from central vision loss, while some may see smudges in their field of view. However, partial eyesight loss is not the only form of visual impairment. There is a vision problem related to the brain which will cause trouble with literacy. This brain-related visual impairment is common in children and the process of diagnosis and treatment is complicated. The read aims to introduce this vision problem in order to help more kids get early intervention.
Stargardt disease (STGD) is a genetic eye condition that affects approximately 1 in 8,000 to 10,000 people worldwide. Often diagnosed in adolescents and young adults, Stargardt disease would result in progressive vision loss, such as blurred vision, central vision loss, and difficulties with the perception of color. In this blog, we will explore the causes and symptoms of Stargardt disease and the treatment options for this condition.