Cataracts are a common cause of vision loss after age 55. Learn more about recognizing cataracts symptoms, protecting your eyes and understanding cataract surgery.
If you see two of whatever you are looking at, you may have a condition known as double vision, also referred to as diplopia.
Do you occasionally see specks or threadlike strands drifting across your field of vision? Then, when you try to look at them, do they seem to dart away? If so, you're seeing what eye care practitioners call spots or floaters
Often mistakenly called “stigmatism,” this common vision problem can be corrected with eyeglasses, contact lenses or refractive surgery.
Also called farsightedness, hyperopia is a common vision problem that can cause headaches, eyestrain and trouble reading.
This eye disease causes the cornea to grow thinner and bulge forward in an irregular cone-shape. Treatment options range from gas permeable contact lenses to a cornea transplant.
Also called nearsightedness, myopia is a very common vision problem, affecting up to one-third of the U.S. population.