Vision Conditions

The following is a list of common vision conditions. 

  • Commonly called “lazy eye,” amblyopia can be treated successfully if detected early enough in childhood.
  • Often mistakenly called “stigmatism,” this common vision problem can be corrected with eyeglasses, contact lenses or refractive surgery.
  • A condition where two eyes cannot aim at the same point, causing headaches and/or double vision, affecting 13% of fifth and sixth grade children.
  • Are you bothered by red, itchy eyes? You may have allergies.
  • Hyperopia is a common vision problem that can cause headaches, eyestrain and trouble reading.
  • Myopia is a very common vision problem, affecting up to one-third of the U.S. population.
  • Commonly affecting adults in their 30s-40s. Symptoms include flickering lights or wavy or zig-zag lines surrounding the blind spot.
  • If you have light sensitive eyes, you might be experiencing photophobia.
  • This acute and contagious form of conjunctivitis is particularly common among preschoolers and school-age children.
  • Also known has eye-turn, crossed-eye or wall-eyed. 
  • This common problem is simply an infected lid gland. Learn how to prevent and treat styes.