Eye Disease Guides: just click the disease name
The following six eye disease are
responsible for most blindness in humans
is the major single cause of blindness worldwide, and is more prevalent in developing
countries. It is basically a clouding or opacity forming in the lens of the eye. The lens of the
allows you to focus on near or far objects, like the lens of a camera. See the diagram of the human eye, on the right.
Retinopathy and Retinitis
Pigmentosa affect the retina.
Pigmentosa destroys the photoreceptor cells of the retina;
that intitiate vision by detecting the light entering the eye. Diabetic
Retinopathy and AMD
damage vast patches of retina.
destroys the nerve cells that connect the photoreceptor cells to the
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& Cataract Family Association
Presription Drug Information Project
Parents and professionals dealing with the daily challenges of
glaucoma and cataract. Email and discussion support and information.
European Organizatoin of Family Health Oriented Research's Drug 3K
website has easily accessible information on most commonly prescribed
drugs (Drug Information, Side Effects, Interactions,Drug pictures) to
help clinicians and patients select the best drug or treatment.
Clubs International Website
In over 185 countries
and over 1.4 million members,
these nice people support eye banks for corneal transplants, eye
institutes and help thousands get the eye care they need but may not
access to. ERN cannot say enough good things about this outfit!
AMD, cataracts, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and more.
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