Eye conditions

Find out about the symptoms, causes and treatment for the most common eye conditions.

A simulation of Diabetic Retinopathy showing patchy vision.

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A simulation of Macular Degeneration (AMD) showing loss of central vision.

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD)

Age-related macular degeneration is an eye condition resulting in the loss of central vision.

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A simulation of Diabetic Retinopathy showing patchy vision.

Diabetic retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy is a common complication with eye sight which is due to the condition diabetes.

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A simulation of Cataracts showing blurred vision.


A cataract is an eye condition where the lens part of the eye becomes clouded.

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A simulation of Glaucoma showing tunnel vision.


Glaucoma is an eye condition where the optic nerve is damaged leading to sight loss. In the UK, glaucoma affects two in 100 people over the age of 40.

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A simulation of retinitis pigmentosa showing patchy vision.

Retinitis pigmentosa

Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) refers to a group of hereditary eye disorders which affect the retina.

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A close up of the eye.

Other eye conditions

There are a number of other eye conditions which we have listed here with links to organisations specialising in supporting people with specific conditions.

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