Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
Conjunctivitis, commonly known as "pink eye," is an infection or swelling in the outer membrane of your eyeball. Blood vessels in your conjunctiva, a thin membrane that…
A cataract is a dense, cloudy area that forms in the lens of the eye. It develops slowly and eventually interferes with your vision.
Nearsightedness is an eye condition in which faraway objects appear blurry. Learn more about symptoms, causes, and treatment.
Presbyopia is an eye condition that affects your ability to focus on close-up objects. Learn about what causes it and how to spot the symptoms.
Farsightedness means it's easy for you to see things that are far away but not close-up. Discover other symptoms and treatment options.
Glaucoma is an eye condition that damages your optic nerve. Learn what causes it.
Retinal detachment occurs when the retina separates from the back of your eye. This is a medical emergency that causes total or partial loss of vision.
A stroke is a medical emergency that requires immediate medical care. Learn about the signs of a stroke and what to do.
Temporal arteritis occurs when the temporal arteries, which supply blood to the head and brain, become inflamed or damaged.
The cornea is a thin, transparent dome that covers your eye's iris and pupil. The iris is the colored part of your eye, and the pupil is the black center. All light…
Diabetic retinopathy is a serious eye condition that can lead to decreased eyesight, or even blindness. Read about the causes and treatment options.
A pterygium is a growth on the conjunctiva or mucous membrane that covers the white part of your eye. These growths usually don't require treatment.
Uveitis is swelling of the middle layer of the eye, which provides blood to the retina. Read about causes, symptoms, and treatment.
Strabismus, or "crossed eyes," causes the eyes to not line up in the same direction. It tends to develop in children who are very young, and is often treatable.
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.
Intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) is when blood suddenly bursts into brain tissue, causing damage to the brain. Symptoms usually appear suddenly during ICH.
A corneal ulcer is an open sore that forms on the cornea. It's usually caused by an infection. Even small injuries to the eye can lead to infections.
High blood pressure can damage the retina's blood vessels and limit the retina's function. It can also put pressure on the optic nerve.
Benign positional vertigo (BPV) is the most common cause of vertigo. An episode is generally triggered by changing the position of your head.
Retinal vascular occlusion occurs when one of the vessels carrying blood to or from your retina becomes blocked or contains a blood clot.
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