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3,400 Possible Causes for Loss of Vision, No Cataracts

  • Glaucoma

    […] and cataract.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The disease is responsible for one in ten cases of visual impairment.[telegraph.co.uk] Vision loss begins with peripheral or side vision.[glaucoma.org]

  • Uveitis

    KEYWORDS: Cataracta complicata; cataract complications; cataract extraction; phacoemulsificationuveitis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Complications of uveitis include glaucoma and retinal damage and can cause permanent damage of the eye and loss of vision.[moorfields.nhs.uk] Uveitis was rapidly controlled following treatment with doxycycline, yet three years after initiation of the treatment, the patient still complained of loss of vision in the[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cataract

    Summary points Cataract is not always due to ageing Cataract symptoms vary depending on type of cataract and the patient's lifestyle and visual requirements Cataract surgery[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A cataract does not need to be removed just because it is present; there needs to be a visual impairment present to warrant surgery.[richmondeye.com] Cataract and surgery for cataract Clinical Review BMJ 2006 ; 333 doi: (Published 13 July 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:128 David Allen, consultant ophthalmologist (David.allen[doi.org]

  • Retinitis Pigmentosa

    […] between the cataract surgery and control groups (P .23).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] She presented with a history of acute, painless vision loss in her left eye over a period of 10 days.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Purpose: Posterior subcapsular cataract (PSC) is a frequent complication in patients with retinitis pigmentosa (RP).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Diabetic Retinopathy

    Diabetic eye disease also includes cataract and glaucoma: Cataract is a clouding of the eye’s lens.[nei.nih.gov] Visually impaired diabetics have specific needs to be addresses in the low vision examination.[lowvision.org] One patient had mild background retinopathy on both eyes, with visual acuity of 1.0 and 0.7 after cataract extraction plus intravitreal triamcinolone injection.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Retinal Detachment

    RRD is a serious complication of cataract surgery that can occur in the early or late postoperative periods.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] If not treated immediately, a retinal detachment can cause permanent vision loss. A retinal detachment is a medical emergency.[omnieyeatlanta.com] Surgery usually helps prevent additional vision loss.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Acute Glaucoma

    Acute glaucoma due to an intumescent cataract should be treated medically or by peripheral iridectomy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient was referred for acute loss of vision OD and right-sided headache, pain, and nausea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It can lead to loss of vision and even to blindness.[mydr.com.au]

  • Endophthalmitis

    Most patients with endophthalmitis following pediatric cataract surgery were 2 to 4 years of age (36.4%).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract Postoperative infectious endophthalmitis is rare, yet devastating loss of vision or loss of the eye can occur due to a highly purulent microorganism or uncontrolled[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 67-year-old Chinese man presented with acute loss of vision and pain in the left eye with hypopyon in the anterior chamber.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Angle Closure Glaucoma

    She underwent penetrating keratoplasty combined with cataract extraction, anterior segment reconstruction with a custom artificial iris implantation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] An elderly man had acute angle-closure glaucoma soon after undergoing bilateral lower eyelid blepharoplasty that resulted in complete loss of vision in one eye.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 54-year-old man had bilateral acute angle-closure glaucoma that resulted in severe loss of vision in both eyes the day after undergoing uneventful upper eyelid blepharoplasty[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Open-Angle Glaucoma

    cataract.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] If narrow-angle glaucoma is not diagnosed and treated, it can cause loss of vision.[healthcare.utah.edu] Methods: CNTF concentrations were studied in 61 patients with age-related cataract, 55 patients with POAG combined with cataract, and 29 healthy controls (one eye in each[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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