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

  • Glaucoma

    […] and cataract.[] The disease is responsible for one in ten cases of visual impairment.[] Vision loss begins with peripheral or side vision.[]

  • Uveitis

    KEYWORDS: Cataracta complicata; cataract complications; cataract extraction; phacoemulsificationuveitis[] Complications of uveitis include glaucoma and retinal damage and can cause permanent damage of the eye and loss of vision.[] 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[]

  • 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[] A cataract does not need to be removed just because it is present; there needs to be a visual impairment present to warrant surgery.[] 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[]

  • Retinitis Pigmentosa

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

  • Diabetic Retinopathy

    Diabetic eye disease also includes cataract and glaucoma: Cataract is a clouding of the eye’s lens.[] Visually impaired diabetics have specific needs to be addresses in the low vision examination.[] 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.[]

  • Retinal Detachment

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

  • Acute Glaucoma

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

  • Endophthalmitis

    Most patients with endophthalmitis following pediatric cataract surgery were 2 to 4 years of age (36.4%).[] 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[] A 67-year-old Chinese man presented with acute loss of vision and pain in the left eye with hypopyon in the anterior chamber.[]

  • Acute Angle Closure Glaucoma

    She underwent penetrating keratoplasty combined with cataract extraction, anterior segment reconstruction with a custom artificial iris implantation.[] 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.[] 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[]

  • Open-Angle Glaucoma

    cataract.[] If narrow-angle glaucoma is not diagnosed and treated, it can cause loss of vision.[] 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[]

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