Blindness, Blurred vision, Eye pain: 5 Possible Causes
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What causes blindness, blurred vision and eye pain? 5 possible conditions

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

1

Glaucoma

Glaucoma is an eye condition that damages your optic nerve. Learn what causes it.

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2

Optic Neuritis

The optic nerve carries visual information from your eye to your brain. Optic neuritis (ON) is when your optic nerve becomes inflamed, causing vision loss.

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3

Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy is a condition that occurs as a result of damaged blood vessels of the retina in people who have diabetes. Diabetic retinopathy can develop whether you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes. While you ma...

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4

Brain Aneurysm

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

An aneurysm in the brain is a weak area in an artery in the brain that bulges out and fills with blood. It can be unpredictable and life-threatening, and can cause extremely serious conditions.

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5

Eye Emergencies

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

If you have an injured eye or a foreign object in your eye, you'll likely need to seek medical attention right away. Here's what to look out for in eye emergencies.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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