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What are the common symptoms of eye conditions in grandparents?

Each condition has their own specific symptoms but as a very general rule, here are some of the more common symptoms:
 
  • Blurred vision that isn’t corrected by prescription glasses or contact lenses
  • Persistent eye pain
  • Hyper sensitivity to light
  • Partial loss of visual field
  • Increase in the frequency or amount of floaters
  • Excessive tearing of the eyes
  • Clouding of the clear part of the eye
 
If you notice any of these symptoms then you should seek medical attention from your G.P. or ophthalmologist.

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