Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
Glaucoma is an eye condition that damages your optic nerve. Learn what causes it.
A cataract is a dense, cloudy area that forms in the lens of the eye. It develops slowly and eventually interferes with your vision.
Macular degeneration is a common eye disorder that causes central vision loss. Learn more about it.
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.
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.
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.
Diabetic retinopathy is a serious eye condition that can lead to decreased eyesight, or even blindness. Read about the causes and treatment options.
Retinal vascular occlusion occurs when one of the vessels carrying blood to or from your retina becomes blocked or contains a blood clot.
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.
Vertebrobasilar circulatory disorders are a group of diseases in which not enough blood is supplied to the back of the brain. Read about the symptoms.
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…
Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) refers to bleeding within the subarachnoid space, which is the area between your brain and the tissues that cover it.
Learn about sarcoidosis and its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and potential complications.
Tay-Sachs disease is a neurodegenerative disorder most commonly found in infants. Learn more about this rare disease.
Basal cell nevus syndrome is a group of defects caused by a rare genetic condition. Learn about the symptoms and treatments for basal cell nevus syndrome.
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