Blepharitis is an inflammatory condition of the eyelids in which the eyelids become red, itchy, swollen, or have a burning sensation. Although it does not cause permanent damage to vision, blepharitis is often a chronic condition, difficult to definitively treat, and is common in people of all ages. Learn about the causes, symptoms and treatment of blepharitis through the article below with the Japan International Eye Hospital.
Cataract is a phenomenon in which the lens becomes solid, losing its transparency. People with cataract have a poor and blurred vision, and are at risk of permanent blindness after a long period of time.
Retinopathy is common at all ages. Retinopathy can cause permanent blindness if not diagnosed and treated promptly.
Glaucoma is a common eye condition that causes soreness and impaired vision. Glaucoma can lead to loss of vision if it’s not diagnosed and treated early.
Refractive errors, also known as myopia, hyperopia, or astigmatism, are abnormalities in one of the optical components of the eye, causing light rays to focus in front or behind the retina, resulting in blurred vision.