Glaucoma and Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) are two common eye diseases that can result in blindness. Here is a closer look look at both conditions.
As one ages, it is common to have either of these two eye problems such as uncorrected refractive errors (includes hyperopia and presbyopia) and cataracts.
Patients who suffer acute blurring of vision or suddenly cannot see should seek help immediately, either with an ophthalmologist or GP/optometrist.
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