Most Common Eye Problems, Reasons and Treatment
Most Common Eye Problems, Reasons and Treatment

Eyes are the most expensive gift from the Almighty. We all face eye problems at any time in our life. some of them are minor that go away on their own.

But some conditions become severe and you have to see an eye specialist for treatment. Whether the problem is mild like dark circles and bags under the eyes or severe such as color blindness and red eyes. But you can get back on track by doing some little things. As published on CDC 

Some of the most frequent eye problems are as under. If the symptoms go really bad you should check with your doctor.

Red Eyes like bloodshot.

The surface of our eyes is covered with tiny blood vessels. They expand and become inflamed when they are infected or irritated. And your eye looks red like blood-filled.

Reason for Red Eyes

There are many reasons for red-eye such as 

  • Allergies
  • Late-night sleep
  • Injury 
  • Lack of sleep
  • Eyestrain
  • Heavy light exposure
  • Sun damage

Red eyes can be a sign or symptom of some other diseases such as Conjunctivitis.

Treatment of red eyes

Red eyes become normal in two to three days. There are numerous home treatments to treat this eye condition. If over-the-counter treatment does not work for you see your doctor.


As appear by name, in this condition eyes feel tired and strained

Reason of Eyestrain

If you read continuously for hours, use a computer screen for a long time, or drive a vehicle for long distances you must be aware of eye-straining. When you misuse your eyes it happens because they get tired just like any other part of the body and need relaxation.

Treatment of Eyestrain

If you had overused your eyes and your eyes feeling strained. The soundest thing to do is to give them some rest. Do not read for more than sixty minutes and take a quick nap during the day to refresh your eyes.

If the sickness stays for more than two or three days you should consult your doc.

Amblyopia or Lazy Eyes

In this condition, one eye becomes weaker than the others. This weaker eye points or move mildly or very lazily while the other eye stays put.

Reasons for Lazy eye

It happens when one of the eyes does not develop in a normal way or properly. It can be observed in people of all eons.

Treatment for Lazy Eye

Unfortunately, if it did not treat at an early age it can not be a cure later. To prevent life long vision problems.

 This procedure is done under the surveillance of eye specialists. They use the different thing to treat lazy eye such as 

  • Contact lenses
  • Corrective glasses
  • Patches
  • Oral medication
  • Laser surgery

Night Blindness

In this condition, you see normal in daylight but it becomes hard to see at night and in dark places. 

Reasons for night blindness

Night blindness is not a disease it is a symptom of different health problems such as 

  • Cataracts
  • Nearsightedness
  • Keratoconus
  • Vitamin A deficiency
  • Degenerative diseases of the retina

Treatment for Night Blindness

Mostly this disease is found in people from birth. It can be developed from different diseases. It is usually can not be treated through over the counter treatments. If you have developed this condition you must be over careful in low light areas and at night.


When you can not tell difference between the colors or can not see them mostly red and green. This health condition is called Colorblindness.

Reason for the Colorblindness.

When the cone cells who are responsible for the response on different colors are absent or do not work properly, the cone cells are also called color cells.

If it becomes severe you only see things in gray shades. Most patients are born with this problem. But it can happen due to the reaction of different kinds of drugs and health conditions. Men are more possibly to be born with Colorblindness than women.

Treatment for Colorblindness

If you were born with the eye problem of Colorblindness then there is not any treatment. There are some special glasses and contact lenses that can help people to know the difference between colors.

Nystagmus and Strabismus (Cross Eyes) 

Eyes are not lined up in this condition, when you look at something your eyes did not line up with each other. This condition is called Strabismus. People also named it walleye or crossed eyes.

While in Nystagmus eye move or jiggle around on its own.

Reson forNystagmus and Strabismus (Cross Eyes) 

It is a genetic problem, most people born with this problem. Some severe diseases can also affect the eyes.

Treatment of Nystagmus and Strabismus (Cross Eyes) 

This problem did not go away on its own. You need vision therapy which strengthens the weak muscles of the eyes.

Some time doctor recommends surgery to correct the problem, After a detailed medical. 


This condition is related to vision, you lose the ability to see close objects and small things or letters.

Reasons for Presbyopia

There are many things and diseases that can responsible for the disease.

Treatment fo Presbyopia

Here are some of the treatments to cope with this condition like 

  • Contact lenses
  • Reading glasses
  • LASIK (Laser Eye Surgery)


In this condition, eyes become inflamed and you can not see clearly some time it leads to complete blindness.

Reasons for Uveitis

UVea becomes inflamed due to a different group of diseases.UVea is the intermediate floor of the eye containing most blood capillaries.

The tissue of the eyes destroy due to diseases and causes eye loss. Some time symptoms go away swiftly and some times last for a lengthy period. People with immune system conditions are more likely to be affected by this disease such as

  • AIDS
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis

Symptoms associated with this condition include:

  • Eye redness
  • Blurred eyesight
  • Light irritability
  • Eye discomfort

Treatment for Uveitis

If you see any symptoms of disease see your doctor. There are many kinds of treatments according to the health status and the type of disease you have.