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As the process of ageing starts, the signs and symptoms of the body’s wear and tear become more visible and eyes are no exception. Age-related eye conditions and changes start to occur. Some people find it difficult to focus and have blurred vision. The not-so-serious refractive problems can be corrected with the help of glasses. However, serious eye diseases can affect the eyes drastically at any age and if left untreated can lead to vision loss.
Many people are affected by cataract as it is one of the common eye conditions seen after the age of 45 or 50. The lens in one or both the eyes gets cloudy and hampers the normal vision of the individual. The main reason for this cloudy appearance is due to the clumping of the proteins present in the lens due to ageing or other systemic factors.
The retina is the thin layer of tissue that is light-sensitive. This layer lines the inside of the back of the eye. It sends visual messages to the brain via the optic nerve. In some people, the retina detaches; it is pulled or lifted from its normal position. Retinal breaks or tears in small retinal areas can result in retinal detachment.