There are various types of vision loss and blindness. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how blindness develops, how to treat it, and much more.
What Does It Mean to Be Legally Blind?
More than 1.1 million Americans are legally blind. Learn what legally blind means for your vision and your quality of life.
How Juvenile Arthritis Affects the Eyes
WebMD explains how juvenile arthritis can cause eye problems including uveitis and what can be done to protect your child's eyes.
Vision and Eye Problems in Aging Adults
WebMD explains age-related vision problems and how they are treated.
What Is Cytomegalovirus?
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is related to the herpes virus that gives you cold sores. It can cause blindness and other serious problems if you're HIV-positive.
My WebMD: Learning to Live With Blindness
Diagnosed as a teen and nearly blind by 49, Erik Weinstock is developing more self-esteem and autonomy, not less.
Good Foods for Eye Health
Carrots may be the food with the biggest reputation for eye health. But other foods may be more important for preventing age-related macular degeneration and cataracts. Feast your eyes on these powerhouse foods for healthy eyes.
Macular Degeneration: Preserving Eyesight
You can help preserve your eyesight if you stop smoking and wear protective eyewear in sunlight.
New Look for the Colorblind
While a new type of eyeglass lens won't bring a full rainbow of hues to the eyes of the colorblind, it may help some enjoy a more colorful life.
A Less Invasive Corneal Transplant Surgery
Although still an experimental surgery, DSAEK corneal transplants seem to be catching on. We talk to an expert in the field and speak to a patient who’s hoping for a new focus on life.
Helping Your Baby to See Clearly
We talk to vision experts to get tips on what parents can do to help their baby see clearly now, and in the future.