Suddenly seeing flashes of light, floating specks, shadows or other strange vision problems may be signs of a torn retina that needs to be treated.
Poorly managed diabetes can cause several diabetic eye diseases—including diabetic retinopathy, diabetic macular edema, cataracts and glaucoma. Learn about symptoms and treatment.
A chronic disease in which the body makes little to no insulin, resulting in high blood glucose levels
Keratoconus is a progressive degeneration of the cornea. As the cornea becomes thinner and changes to a cone-like shape, vision becomes blurry.
Eye examinations are important for detecting conditions early in childhood.
A corneal abrasion is a trauma or tear to the delicate tissue on the outermost layer of the eye. Learn about symptoms and treatment.
Uveitis is a potentially serious condition that produces inflammation inside the eye and can destroy essential eye tissues and lead to blindness.
Type 1 diabetes is a chronic autoimmune disease in which the immune system destroys insulin-producing cells. Learn about symptoms and treatment.
A condition in which a person's blood glucose level is higher than normal. It's also known as high blood sugar.
Diabetes is a condition in which the body either does not produce insulin or does not use it properly. Learn about symptoms and treatment.