Common Eye Diseases

Eye diseases can affect your vision and your overall eye health. This is one of the many reasons why it is important to have an annual eye exam by an optometrist. Browse our library of articles on eye disease that can help you to understand the various eye problems that can affect your vision.

If you suspect any changes in your eyes, you should always make an appointment with your eye doctor.

Eye Diseases & Eye Conditions Articles

Macular Degeneration

What is Macular Degeneration?: Macular degeneration is an eye disease that can lead to vision changes and vision loss if it is left untreated.

Macular Degeneration Risk Factors: Learn about the risk factors of macular degeneration.

Macular Degeneration Symptoms: In early stages, macular degeneration may not have noticeable symptoms. As the disease progresses, vision loss can occur.


What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma can be a devastating eye disease that can result in blindness if not diagnosed and treated promptly.

Glaucoma Risk Factors: There are many risk factors that can increase your chances of developing glaucoma.

Glaucoma Symptoms: Learn about the symptoms of glaucoma so you can quickly identify this eye disease. The best way to identify glaucoma is with an annual eye exam.


What are Cataracts? Explore this eye disease that can affect your vision, particularly in older age.

Eye Irritants

What is Pink Eye? This irritating condition can spread quickly to other if not treated properly.

What is a Stye? This condition forms on the eyelid and can be very painful and irritating to the patient.

Other Eye Conditions

Detached Retina: If you have or suspect a detached retina, you should seek emergency care from a qualified eye doctor as soon as possible.