Does it terrify you to know that only half of the estimated 61 million Americans who are at high risk for extreme vision loss have seen their eye doctor in the last year? You could be one of those 30.5 million who so sorely need to go see their optometrist. There are all kinds of eye sickness and disorders of the eye to keep an eye out for – literally.
First, a cataracts. This is one of the more common eye disorders. A cataract is when the lens of your eye becomes clouded and experiences a loss of vision. Another of the common diseases of the eye is color blindness. Nearly one in 12 men experiences color blindness. Finally glaucoma is a common eye issue – particularly in the African American