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Some eye problems are minor and don't last long. But some can lead to a permanent loss of vision.

Common eye problems include

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  1. Eye Diseases (National Library of Medicine)  
    Some eye problems are minor and don't last long. But some can lead to a permanent loss of vision. Common eye problems include Refractive errors Cataracts - clouded lenses Glaucoma - ...
  2. Eye Infections (National Library of Medicine)  
    Your eyes can get infections from bacteria, fungi, or viruses. Eye infections can occur in different parts of the eye and can affect just one eye or both. ...
  3. Eye Injuries (National Library of Medicine)  
    The structure of your face helps protect your eyes from injury. Still, injuries can damage your eye, sometimes severely enough that you could lose your vision. Most eye injuries are preventable. If you play sports or ...
  4. Eye Movement Disorders (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... you're using several muscles to move both eyes to focus on it. If you have a problem with the muscles, the eyes don't work properly. There are many kinds ...
  5. Eye Wear (National Library of Medicine)  
    Eye wear protects or corrects your vision. Examples are Sunglasses Safety goggles Glasses (also called eyeglasses) Contact ... jobs and some sports carry a risk of eye injury. Thousands of children and adults get eye ...
  6. Amblyopia (National Library of Medicine)  
    Amblyopia, or "lazy eye," is the most common cause of visual impairment in children. It happens when an eye fails to work properly with the brain. The eye may look normal, but the brain favors the ...
  7. Diabetic Eye Problems (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... too high. Over time, this can damage your eyes. The most common problem is diabetic retinopathy. It ... light-sensitive tissue at the back of your eye. You need a healthy retina to see clearly. ...
  8. Eye Cancer (National Library of Medicine)  
    Cancer of the eye is uncommon. It can affect the outer parts of the eye, such as the eyelid, which are made up ... adults are melanoma and lymphoma. The most common eye cancer in children is retinoblastoma, which starts in ...
  9. Laser Eye Surgery (National Library of Medicine)  
    For many people, laser eye surgery can correct their vision so they no longer need glasses or contact lenses. Laser eye surgery reshapes the cornea, the clear front part ...
  10. Tears (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... as those salty drops that fall from your eyes when you cry. Actually, your tears clean your eyes every time you blink. Tears also keep your eyes moist, which is important for your vision. Tear ...
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