Eye pathology is a study or understanding of the changes that disease cause to the structure and function of the eye. Pathology is a complex science, and modern medicine is always seeking for better understanding and treatment of the different diseases that cause loss of function in the human eye.
To try and simplify the many different diseases that can afflict the eye we have categorised the most common eye pathology the practice sees into three regions where the disease originates, namely the anterior (front) chamber, posterior (back) chamber and related systemic diseases.
Anterior Chamber Diseases
- Corneal dystrophies
- Pellucid marginal degeneration
- Fuchs’ endothelial dystrophy
- Lattice degeneration
- Recurrent corneal erosion syndrome
- Corneal and conjunctival Infections
Posterior Chamber Disease
- Retinal detachment
- Age-Related Macular Degeneration
- Epiretinal Membrane
- Dry eye
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