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Your eyes are your windows to the world. Discover more about how your eyes work, and how to care for them.
A black eye is a bruise in the tissues around the eye. It's a good idea to get it checked by a doctor to rule out more serious eye injuries.
Eye cancer develops when abnormal cells in the eye grow and divide uncontrollably. Eye cancer is rare in Australia, but it can be hard to treat.
Itchy eyes are often caused by an allergy or dry eye syndrome. Read more about what causes itchy eyes and what you can do to treat and prevent them.
Learn about your eyes and the best way to keep them healthy. In this page, you’ll find health eye tips and information about tests and surgical procedures.
Dry eye disease
Dry eye disease is a common condition that happens when your eyes don't produce enough tears. Your eyes may feel sore and gritty and your vision blurry.
Help protect your eyes at home and at work with these simple tips.
Find information on common eye diseases, such as conjunctivitis, glaucoma, refractive errors, cataracts, colour blindness, diabetic retinopathy and keratoconus.
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.
Retinal detachment is a medical emergency caused by ageing and eye injury. If you experience vision disturbance, go to the emergency department.