Eye Disease Information

Read about common eye diseases treated by eye physician and surgeon, Dr. David Lane. Read about cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, retinal detachment and how diabetes can affect your eyes.

Eye Diseases Found in Ontario

Diagnosing and treating eye diseases early is critical for preserving vision and maintaining your independence. It is important to see your optometrist or ophthalmologist regularly, as some eye diseases do not have symptoms until a late stage of damage.


A cataract is simply a clouding of the lens of the eye. Cataracts are the most cause of visual loss in the world.
Glaucoma is an eye disease that affects the health of the nerve at the back of the eye. Many people do not realize they have glaucoma.
Macular degeneration (AMD) is an eye disease that affects the health of the back of the eye (retina). This is an aging disease that affects the area.
A retinal detachment is a serious eye disease that involves the retina (back of the eye) coming away from its blood supply.
Diabetes is a worldwide epidemic. In Canada, 8% of the population is diabetic! This disease affects the small blood vessels everywhere in the body.
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