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Some common eye diseases include cataract, glaucoma and retinal disorders. Cataract is a condition in which the lens becomes cloudy and some symptoms may include blurry vision, poor night vision, double vision, glare and prescriptions which change rapidly. Glaucoma is damage to the optical nerve caused by pressure or fluid in the eye and is common in those over the age of 60, patients with a family history of the disease and African Americans over the age of 40. Retinal disorders are serious conditions which can cause permanent eye loss.