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What other eye conditions lead to vision problems?

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There are other eye conditions that respond in varying degrees to medical and surgical treatment. The most common of these eye problems include:

  • Cataracts
  • Conjunctivitis, or pink eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Crossed or out-turned eyes (strabismus)
  • Lazy eye (amblyopia)
  • Macular degeneration

SOURCES: 

Bradford, C. (Editor) , American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2004.  Basic Ophthalmology

The Mayo Clinic: "Eye Care."

Macular Degeneration Partnership.

Reviewed by Whitney Seltman on November 07, 2019

SOURCES: 

Bradford, C. (Editor) , American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2004.  Basic Ophthalmology

The Mayo Clinic: "Eye Care."

Macular Degeneration Partnership.

Reviewed by Whitney Seltman on November 07, 2019

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