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astigmatism
defective curvature of the cornea or lens of the eye
hyperopia
farsightedness, eyeball too short or refractive power of lens too weak
myopia
nearsightedness, eyeball to long or refractive power of lens to strong for light rays to properly focus on the retina
presbyopia
farsightedness due to geriatric loss of elasticity in the ciliary body, making it unable to accomodate the lens for near vision.
cataract
aggravative protein clouds the lens, decreasing vision, condition associated with diabetes millitus
chalazion
cystic mass on margin of eyelid, caused by inflammation of the sebaceous gland
diabetic retinopathy
fluid leaks from blood vessels into the retina
glaucoma
damaged retina and optic nerve caused by interocular pressure, due to inability of aqueous humor from an eyeball to drain into the bloodstream
hordeolum (stye)
staphylococal infection of a sebaceous gland in the eyelid