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BIG 5 QUIZ
It’s time to put your knowledge of the Big Five serious eye conditions to the test.
Which of the Big Five is characterized by damage to the optic nerve, often related to increased intraocular pressure?
Which of the Big Five is characterized by damage to the blood vessels in the retina caused by high blood sugar levels?
Which of the Big Five happens when normal proteins in the eye’s lens begin to break down, causing it to become cloudy?
Increasing age is a risk factor for developing which of the Big Five serious eye conditions?
Continuous eye pain, an unusual pupil size or shape, and one eye sticking further out of its socket are all signs of which of the Big Five?
Smoking, being overweight, and having a diet high in saturated fat all increase the risk for developing which of the Big Five?
Which of the Big Five is treated by a surgical procedure to remove the damaged lens from the eye and replace it with a synthetic intraocular lens (IOL)?
Which of the Big Five might be treated by injections directly into the eye of anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (anti-VEGF) medications, causing abnormal blood vessels to regress?
Vision loss from which of the Big Five can be prevented or slowed with early diagnosis and treatment?
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