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    Retinal Diseases

    An eye care professional can diagnose retinal diseases through a comprehensive dilated eye exam. Additional tests performed during this exam can visualize the blood vessels of the retina and measure the electrical activity of cells of the retina.

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    Macular Hole

    A small break that develops in the macula is called a macular hole. The size of the hole and its location on the retina determine the effect on your vision.

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    Behçet’s Disease of the Eye

    Behçet’s disease is a type of autoimmune disease. In people autoimmune diseases, the immune system attacks their own tissues. In the case of Behçet’s disease (also known as “adamantiades”), the autoimmune reaction may cause the blood vessels to become inflamed and damaged, including those in the eye.

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    Color Blindness

    Color blindness is a condition in which your perception of colors is deficient and differs from what most people see. It is more common in men than women.

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    Macular Pucker

    A macular pucker is scar tissue that has developed on the macula, the central part of the retina of the eye. It typically affects just one eye, though the other eye may develop a macular pucker later.

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    Bietti’s Crystalline Dystrophy

    Bietti’s crystalline dystrophy (BCD) is a rare inherited eye disease that causes crystals in the cornea (the clear covering of the eye) and atrophy (shrinkage) of the back layers of the eye.

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    Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)

    Pink eye refers to inflammation of the conjunctiva—the layer of thin, clear tissue lining the inside your eyelids and covering the whites of your eyes. Inflammation makes the blood vessels more visible, giving the appearance of pink eye.

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    Myopia (Nearsightedness)

    Myopia is another name for nearsightedness. If you have myopia, objects that are far appear less clear to you than those that are closer.

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    Blepharospasm (Eyelid Spasms)

    Blepharospasm is a condition which causes abnormal blinking or spasms of the eyelids which you cannot control.

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    Detached Retina

    Retinal detachment (detached retina) occurs when the retina comes lose from its normal position. Fluid make leak into the area underneath the retina, and there may be a tear or break in the retina.

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