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Incidence Statistics for Types of Retina Conditions

The information below shows a list of types of Retina Conditions, with information as to the annual incidence of each of these types of Retina Conditions. Estimates of the people affected each year are calculated based on the available statistics.

Incidence Statistics for Types of Retina Conditions

Disease

Incidence Estimate

US people estimate

Statistic Used for Calculation

Retina Conditions (overall) N/A N/A 1,800,000 people have severely impaired vision because of retinal disease in the US (Research to Prevent Blindness, NISE, NSF)
Age-related macular degeneration approx 1 in 1,359 or 0.07% or 200,000 people in USA 200,000 200,000 people develop neovascular age-related macular degeneration each year in the US (Research to Prevent Blindness, NISE, NSF)
Diabetic Retinopathy approx 1 in 4,184 or 0.02% or 65,000 people in USA 65,000 65,000 diabetics develop proliferative retinopathy, the most sight-threatening stage in the US (Research to Prevent Blindness, NISE, NSF)
Papilloedema N/A N/A No information
Retinal detachment N/A N/A No information
Retinoblastoma approx 1 in 249 or 0.40% or 1.1 million people in USA 1,088,000 estimated 1 per 250 children are diagnosed with retinoblastomas each year, Genetics Home Reference website
Retinopathy N/A N/A No information
Retinopathy of prematurity N/A N/A No information
Usher Syndrome N/A N/A No information
Diabetic Eye Disease N/A N/A No information
Retinitis Pigmentosa N/A N/A No information
Posterior vitreous detachment N/A N/A No information
Vitiligo N/A N/A No information
Vitreous detachment N/A N/A No information

Incidence Statistics for Retina Conditions

Incidence statistics about Retina Conditions:

The following statistics relate to the incidence of Retina Conditions:

  • 65,000 diabetics develop proliferative retinopathy, the most sight-threatening stage in the US (Research to Prevent Blindness, NISE, NSF)

Types of Retina Conditions

For more information about types of Retina Conditions, refer to our section on types of Retina Conditions.

About incidence:

The medical term 'incidence' of Retina Conditions usually refers to the annual diagnosis rate of new cases of Retina Conditions. Prevalence is a different medical disease measure that refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Retina Conditions at any given time (e.g. prevalence includes people who have had a medical condition for a long time). For more information on prevalence and incidence statistics, see about prevalence and incidence statistics.

 

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