Health Tip: Struggling With Sight
(HealthDay News) -- Concerned about gradual loss of vision? The American Academy of Family Physicians says here are potential explanations:
Macular degeneration, in which the eye's macula changes and affects your ability to see clearly.
Glaucoma, a condition caused by increased pressure from fluid in the eye.
A cataract, which occurs when the lens of the eye becomes clouded.
Diabetic retinopathy, which occurs among diabetics when blood vessels in the eye are damaged due to high blood sugar levels.
Infection or injury to the eye.
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