11 Sep 2020Stargardt disease is acquired genetically and responsible for deteriorating vision in young people who have inherited it.
11 Sep 2020The retinas in each of our eyes receive light and transmit nerve signals to the brain.
11 Sep 2020Macular Degeneration Macular Degeneration is among the most common causes of vision loss in people over 60 and is often called age-related macular degeneration (AMD or ARMD) for that reason.
11 Sep 2020Eye Complications Associated with Multiple Sclerosis The National Multiple Sclerosis Society estimates that over 2.
11 Sep 2020Hypertension and Your Eyes According to Blood Pressure UK, one in three adults (16 million) have high blood pressure, which is also called hypertension.
11 Sep 2020Glaucoma is a group of conditions characterized by excessive pressure in the eyes, which can result in pain, distorted vision and vision loss, up to and including blindness.
11 Sep 2020Recently, blindness caused by diabetes has slowed down significantly thanks to the NHS Diabetic Eye Screening Programme, which was introduced by the UK National Screening Committee back in 2003.
11 Sep 2020Contrary to its name, colour blindness does not refer to actual blindness.