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Eye health

Light enters the eyes through the cornea and is converted into electrical signals, that your brain converts into sight.

Eyes

They’re your windows on the world. Discover more about your eyes’ functions, related conditions, and how to care for them.

Man wearing dust mask and ear defenders.

Eye care

From quitting smoking to not sharing makeup, there are a few surprising things you can do to help protect your eyes.

It's important to wear the correct prescription lenses - Eye health for over-60s

Eye health tips for over-60s

Did you know that your eyes need 3 times as much light when you’re 60 as they did when you were 20 years old? Learn more about mature eyes here.

Regular eye tests can help make sure your eyes are in good health.

Eye tests

Regular eye tests can pick up problems before you notice any symptoms – and you don’t need a referral to see an optometrist.

Cataract surgery

Learn more about this procedure, which involves replacing the cloudy lens of the eye with a clear plastic lens.

Laser eye surgery is commonly used to correct vision.

Laser eye surgery

Do you wear glasses? Read about a procedure that can correct your vision by reshaping your cornea with a beam of light – a laser.

Objects or chemicals in the eye

A piece of metal, dirt or chemicals in your eye can be annoying and often dangerous. Here’s what to do if you suspect something’s in your eye.

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