Home > Medical > Eye Health > Vision problems Vision problems All sections in Eye » About Eye » Contact Lenses » Eye Disorders » Eye Function » Eyestrain » FAQs » Health Tips » Infections » Laser Surgery » Living with Eye Problems » Multimedia » Eye News » Pain and Discomfort » Real-life Story » Squint (Strabismus) » Vision Problems » Growing Older Eye health FAQs Eyes may or may not be the windows to the soul, but even a small irritation is impossible to ignore. Here are some eye-related questions answered by CyberDoc. Glaucoma: the silent thief of sight Few people realise the potential severity of glaucoma. Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases which often goes undetected but is the third leading cause of blindness. Vision problems Vision problems can include short-sightedness, far-sightedness, astigmatism, presbyopia, floaters and flashes, macular degeneration, and retinitis pigmentosa. Child who can see in the dark Healthy eyes on the digital world Looking through a diseased eye How much would your life change if you couldn't see, or if your vision was not 100 percent? What would the world around you look like? See how blind dogs can see In breakthrough research, scientists have used gene therapy to restore the sight of blind dogs. Now, a similar therapy is to be tried in humans. Watch the video of the dogs. The vision of Gordon Brown The new British Prime Minister lost the vision in one eye at a young age. And he only has 30% vision in the other. How did this happen? A dark future Thousands of South Africans are being denied the corneal transplants that could save them from permanent blindness. And the government's policy on transplantation may be to blame. Cutting edge of cataract surgery Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness in human beings, but with new advances in lens implants, this problem need not cloud your view. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors A number of good reasons why saving the tooth is a better option Breakfast like a King Alzheimer’s disease – incurable but preventable Cancer is a word that strikes fear into the hearts of many.