There are hundreds of different eye diseases and vision problems. Some have no cure, but many others are treatable by
The leading causes of blindness and low vision primarily include;
Age-related macular degeneration
cataract, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, and refractive errors.
Refractive errors. These are the most frequent eye problems affecting a lot of people. They include; myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness), astigmatism (distorted vision at all distances), and presbyopia that occurs between ages 40–50 years (loss of the ability to focus up close, inability to read letters of the phone book, need to hold newspaper farther away to see clearly) can be corrected by eyeglasses, contact lenses, or in some cases surgery.
With the treatment options especially glasses/contacts or surgery, one’s vision can be restored.