Stay Alert to Symptoms Indicating Eye Problems

Like every other organ, eyes are also subject to the wear and tear of aging. With age you could experience some eye problems which may be simple or serious nevertheless, any kind of a sign or a symptom observed will need immediate attention and a doctor’s advice.

Some of the serious eye problems that can steal your vision if not attended immediately, are: cataract, glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy. However, these eye diseases can be prevented or vision preserved, if the problem is identified in its early stage.


Here are some of the age related eye-problems to help you identify early and reach out to a doctor immediately:

Unable to focus on close or distant objects due to reduced elasticity of
the lens
arrow Dry, sticky and irritated feeling due to reduced lubrication of the eye
arrow Excess discharge or tearing
arrow Depleting night vision
arrow Crossed eyes
arrow Double vision
arrow Dark spot in the center of your field of vision
arrow Episodes of cloudy vision
arrow Eye pain
arrow Floaters or flashers
arrow Growing bump on the eyelid
arrow Halos (colored circles around lights) or glare
Redness around the eye
arrow Sudden loss of vision
arrow Trouble adjusting to dark rooms
arrow Unusual sensitivity to light or glare
arrow Veil obstructing vision
arrow Wavy appearance of straight line
arrow Inability to close an eyelid
arrow Difficulty focusing on near or distant objects
arrow Dry eyes with itching or burning
arrow Hazy or blurred vision
arrow Loss of peripheral vision
arrow Spots in your field of vision

Dr.G.Harshavardhan Reddy
M.B.B.S; D.O.M.S; F.P.O.S (L.A.,USA)
Refractive and Cataract Surgeon
Maxivision Superspecialty Eye Hospital Hyderabad, India.


*Disclaimer: This is not medical advice. The content is for educational purposes only. Please contact your doctor for any health care issues.

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