The eyes is an organ that helps us to see things as they are. Without the eyes we can only imagine

how things look. There are different kind of diseases or infections that attack the eyes.

Some of the diseases or infections of the eyes are;

Conjunctivitis, also known as pink eyes is an inflammation of the eyes caused by swelling or

infection in the eyes area.

Dry eyes, this happens when the eyes does not produce enough tears. Causes include medications

and environmental factors.

Adie syndrome, is an eye problem whereby one eye pupil is bigger that the other.

Retinal vascular occlusion, it is the inability of the eyes to filter light properly which can cause

vision loss. This happens when there is a blockage in the arteries and viens stopping the flow of

blood to the retina.

Farsightedness, also know as hyperopia is an eye problem in which you have trouble seeing

things that are close and can see things that are far away.

Presbyopia, This type of problem affects people as they grow in age. It makes people not to

quickly focus on close objects.

Astigmatism, Due to an irregular curve in the eyes cornea the eyes becomes blurry in vision

and distorted.

Nearsightedness (myopia), is an eye problem whereby objects that are far away are difficult

to see while objects close by can be seen properly.

Eye burning,  is an eye problem that can arise as a result of foreign objects,injury  or infection

which can cause itching.

Eye floaters, is a form of eys porblem caused by aged related changes and strings may appear

in your field of vision.

Cataracts, is a form of eye problem that affects mostly older people,cloudy obejects that slowly

forms in the lens and caused by medications or diseases. It can also affect children at birth..

Blepharitis (Eyelid inflammation), is eyelash follicles inflammation.The risk of getting the eyelash

follicles inflamed could be by medications and dandruff.

Night blindness, is a form of eye problem  that does not allow a person to see in the dark.

Eye redness,this occurs as a result of allergies and dust which is inpaired by the vessels of the eye

becoming swollen and irritated

Watery eyes,is when the eyes produces too much tears.

Hordeolum externum or External eyelid stye,it is the painful inflammation of the eyelid area

which is caused by bacteria infections.

Glaucoma, can be caused by unusual increase in pressure inside the eyes.  refers to a number

of diseases that damage the optic nerve and can lead to vision loss. It is usually caused by

abnormally high pressure inside the eye.

Retinal detachment, It is when the eyes and retinal are separated at the back of the eyes.

It can only be treated through medical help.it causes vision loss.

Coloboma, is an eye problem in which part of the eyes structure is missing at birth which

include retina or iris.

Myasthenia gravis, is the weakness of the skeletal muscles which can cause double vision.

Color blindness, is an acquired condition whereby a person cannot differentiate or see any color.

Uveitis, It is the swelling of the middle layer of the eye called the which is caused by infection and

can cause eye pain and blur vision.

Corneal ulcer, is a form of eye problem caused by infection or injury which leaves an open sore

on the cornea.

Photophobia, is a kind of eye problem caused by bright lights which affects the eyes and becomes


Kindly seek medical attention or visit your eye doctor or a professional in eye problems. if you have

any eyes problems. See ways you can protect your eyes here.


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