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Yes: There are some malignancies of the eyes which can lead to death if not treated. All other eye diseases may lead to blindness and may be associated with systemic diseases that could be lethal. Of course blindness may lead to accidents and suicide so the death is incidental but not caused directly.
Does anyone know eye diseases that people aged around 20 can get? I don't want to go for routine exam unless needed
Ridiculous attitude!: Any eye disease can affect any age individual. Everyone should have regular eye exams, the interval depending on your age.
Sometimes: The focus of the eye is greatly affected by the lens - diseases such as cataract and presbyopia can dramatically affect the focus. Sometimes corneal scarring may induce astigmatism and keratoconous may cause irregular astigmatism requiring contact lenses to treat.See 2 more doctor answers
Caution, inheritance: Eye disease result from aging (nothing to be done about that), inheritance (you get from your parents whatever is in the family), trauma (always use caution, eye protection, avoid situations that might be hazardous to the eyes) and exposure to infection and allergens (you can limit this but not completely). Eat well and visit your ophthalmologist regularly.
No: Except exacerbate dry eyes. Use artificial tear drops.
VISUAL PROBLEM: We consult the opthalmologist if we have visual problem so we avoid future eye problems later in life.
Green Leafy Veggies: Carrots have vitamin a. Your liver can store enough beta-carotene (vitamin a) for a year if you eat one carrot. Green leafy veggies contain anti-oxidants which may be helpful in preventing macular degeneration or at least in stabilizing it once it has started. Vitamin c may be helpful in preventing cataracts.
Unkown answer: Bad eyesight is a garbage pail nonspecific term. Much depends on more specificity including family " gifts" ' '.See 1 more doctor answer
Why do eye diseases mostly occur in people who wear strong glasses or have problems since childhood?
Here is a good one:: Http://www. Allaboutvision. Com/conditions/.Get a more detailed answer ›