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Thyroid eye disease - myDr.com.au

Thyroid eye disease occurs in people with thyroid disease and is characterised by inflammation, swelling and eventual scarring.

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Family history | Vision Initiative

Information on the link between family history of eye disease and eye health

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Thyroid Eye Disease - Targeting Cancer

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Childhood eye diseases and conditions - Fred Hollows

Childhood blindness, caused by cataract, trachoma, and retinopathy of prematurity, affects three out of four children who live in poverty. Find out more.

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Eye care - optometrists - Better Health Channel

A standard eye examination with an optometrist includes a screening for all common eye diseases, such as glaucoma and cataracts.

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The human eye anatomy & functions - Fred Hollows

Eyes are important organs that help us navigate our way through the world. Learn more about how eyes work and how eye diseases affect our sight.

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How an ophthalmologist can help your child | Raising Children Network

An ophthalmologist can help your child if your child has had an injury to his eyes or it looks like he has an eye problem or eye disease.

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Glaucoma

Glaucoma is the name given to a group of eye diseases in which increased pressure in the front of the eye causes damage to the optic nerve at the back of the eye.

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Eye care | Vision Australia. Blindness and low vision services

Have regular eye check-upsRegular eye check-ups are recommended for people without eye diseases or specific risk factors. Examinations with a registered eye care practitioner (optometrist or ophthalmologist) are recommended every second year.

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Dry eye disease: when to treat andwhen to refer | Australian Prescriber

There is more than one type of dry eye disease and many risk factors. While most cases can be managed with lubricants, it is important to know which patients...

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