What does an ophthalmologist do?
Ophthalmologists (also called eye doctors or eye surgeons) specialise in eye diseases. Learn what ophthalmologists do – they are not the same as optometrists.
Retinal detachment is a medical emergency and you should go to hospital immediately if it happens.
Rosacea causes redness, flushing, and sometimes pimples and pustules, on the face. Find out about the condition's symptoms and treatments here.
Symptoms of shingles
Shingles is a painful rash on a sensitive area of skin that can have symptoms such as burning and itching. Learn more here - including when to see a doctor.
Charles Bonnet syndrome
People with Charles Bonnet syndrome experience visual hallucinations (‘phantom images’) but don’t have a mental health issue. Learn about the condition here.
Finding it hard to tell red from green, or blue from yellow, is colour blindness. In rare cases, a person can’t see colour at all. Learn more here.
This eye condition changes the shape of the cornea, the dome-shaped window that covers the iris, distorting a person’s vision.
Discover how diabetes can slowly damage your retina (the layer of light-sensitive tissue in the back of the eye), leading to diabetic retinopathy.
Eye pain and sudden loss of vision? It could be optic neuritis, inflammation of the optic nerve. Learn about its symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.
Tunnel vision and night blindness are just 2 of the symptoms caused by the genetic eye disorder retinitis pigmentosa. Learn more about it here.