Eye conditions

What are some of the common eye conditions?

Kate Harris

Eye Health Advisor
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An introduction to eye conditions

Eye conditions are medical conditions that affect the eyes. They have their own causes, symptoms and treatments, though some can only be managed and never fully treated. Many eye problems, such as dry eyes or watery eyes, are simply symptoms of these kinds of conditions.

For more information on the individual eye conditions, follow the links below or on the right hand side of the page.

Examples of eye conditions include conjunctivitis, keratitis, blepharitis, macular degeneration, cataracts, glaucoma, Computer Vision Syndrome, eye strain and styes.

Causes of eye conditions

Different eye conditions obviously have different causes. However, here are a few common reasons why people develop eye conditions:

  • Infection
  • Age
  • Damage or injury – for example UV damage, chemical damage, or physical damage such as a scratch
  • Family history/genetics
  • Other health conditions including diabetes.

Treatment for eye conditions

The treatment of eye conditions also depends on the condition itself. Some can be treated with surgery or medication, some can be treated with herbal and natural remedies, and some can only be managed, not fully treated.

Depending on the condition, you may find Euphrasia eye drops helpful. These are great for lubricating, soothing and cleansing dry, itchy and tired eyes, which are common symptoms of eye conditions.

To help keep your eyes in tip-top condition, I recommend Vision Complex. This contains lutein, zeaxanthin, zinc and beta-carotene which are all vital for maintaining good eye health.

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