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Eye health tips for over-60s

Trusted information and tips on eye health and keeping your vision clear as you get older, plus potential eye problems as you get older.

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Objects or chemicals in the eye

Trusted information about Objects or chemicals in the eye can be found on this page.

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Objects or chemicals in the eye after care

Trusted information about treatments for objects or chemicals in the eye and well as prevention and general information.

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Eye tests

Trusted information about eye tests including why have an eye test, where to test, who can test, types of the eye test and eye test costs.

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Eye allergies

Trusted information about eye allergies from leading Australian health organisations, including links to content on simple allergic conjunctivitis.

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Trachoma

Trachoma is an eye infection that causes the eyelashes to rub on the eyeball. Learn more about the causes of trachoma as well as its treatment and prevention.

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Prevention of accidents caused by objects in the eye, nose and ears

Trusted information about the prevention of accidents due to objects in the eye, nose and ears can be found on this page.

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World Sight Day

World Sight Day is an annual day of awareness to focus global attention on blindness and vision impairment and is held annually on the second Thursday in October.

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Seniors' health

Learn about health topics relevant to seniors, such as eye problems, bone health, cholesterol, dementia and exercise for old people.

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Hepatitis B symptoms

Most people who have hepatitis B don't have symptoms when they are first infected. Learn about the symptoms you may encounter in the long term.

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Fall prevention

Trusted information on fall prevention for older people and simple everyday steps to take around the home, and links to trusted resources

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