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Eye Diseases

Sight loss can be caused by eye problems present from birth, conditions that appear later in life, infections, or environmental factors. Learn more about the main causes of sight loss in children and adults 

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Retinal Diseases

Retinal diseases are a group of eye conditions that affect the retina. Learn more about retinal diseases.
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Refractive Conditions

Refractive condition can result in blurred vision and are very common. Learn more about refractive conditions.
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Retinoblastoma

Retinoblastoma, while rare, is the most common form of cancer affecting the eye in children. Learn more about retinoblastoma.
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Glaucoma

Glaucoma is the second most common cause of sight loss in seniors in Canada. Learn more about glaucoma.
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Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy, an eye condition caused by diabetes, is the leading cause of blindness in Canadians under 50. Learn more about diabetic retinopathy.