It can affect your eyesight, and some are serious enough to cause blindness. Some examples are:

  • Macular degeneration: A disease that destroys the acuity of central vision

  • Diabetic eye disease: damage to the retina from decompensated diabetes.

  • Retinal detachment: A medical emergency that occurs when the retina detaches from the back of the eye

  • Retinoblastoma: Cancer of the retina, is more common in young children

  • Epiretinal membrane: scar tissue in the macula

  • Macular hole: Small break in the macula that usually occurs in people over 60 years of age

  • Floating bodies: Cobwebs or small spots in the field of vision

Treatment: it depends on each pathology.