Common Age-related Eye Diseases and Conditions

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Common Age-related Eye Diseases and Conditions
« on: February 23, 2013, 04:28:17 PM »
 Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
AMD is a disease associated with aging that gradually destroys sharp, central vision. Central vision is needed for seeing objects clearly and for common daily tasks such as reading and driving. Learn more about AMD.
Cataract

Cataract
A cataract is a clouding of the lens in the eye. Vision with cataract can appear cloudy or blurry, colors may seem faded and you may notice a lot of glare. Learn more about Cataract.
Diabetic Eye Disease

Diabetic Eye Disease
Diabetic eye disease is a complication of diabetes and a leading cause of blindness. The most common form is diabetic retinopathy which occurs when diabetes damages the tiny blood vessels inside the retina. Learn more about Diabetic Eye Disease.
Glaucoma

Glaucoma
Glaucoma is a group of diseases that can damage the eye's optic nerve and result in vision loss and blindness. It is usually associated with high pressure in the eye and affects side or peripheral vision. Learn more about Glaucoma.
dry eye

Dry Eye
Dry eye occurs when the eye does not produce tears properly, or when the tears are not of the correct consistency and evaporate too quickly. Dry eye can make it more difficult to perform some activities, such as using a computer or reading for an extended period of time. Learn more about Dry Eye.
low vision

Low Vision
Low vision means that even with regular glasses, contact lenses, medicine, or surgery, people find everyday tasks difficult to do. Reading the mail, shopping, cooking, seeing the TV, and writing can seem challenging. But, many people with low vision are taking charge.

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Re: Common Age-related Eye Diseases and Conditions
« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2013, 06:39:16 PM »
Thanks for such an important post.
Saba Fatema
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Department of GED
FSIT, DIU

Offline Tanvir Ahmed Chowdhury

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Re: Common Age-related Eye Diseases and Conditions
« Reply #2 on: May 25, 2013, 10:55:07 AM »
Nice post
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Department of Textile Engineering
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Daffodil International University

Offline Khandoker Samaher Salem

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Re: Common Age-related Eye Diseases and Conditions
« Reply #3 on: July 29, 2013, 12:07:49 PM »
Informative post.
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Dept. of Textile Engineering, FE
samaher@daffodilvarsity.edu.bd