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.
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.
Learn more about this procedure, which involves replacing the cloudy lens of the eye with a clear plastic lens.
Did you know Australia is the only country in the developed world with trachoma, an eye infection that can cause blindness? Learn how to prevent it.
This eye condition changes the shape of the cornea, the dome-shaped window that covers the iris, distorting a person’s vision.
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.
Tunnel vision and night blindness are just 2 of the symptoms caused by the genetic eye disorder retinitis pigmentosa. Learn more about it here.
Psoriatic arthritis is a condition that affects joints and skin, particularly in people with psoriasis. Learn more about the types, symptoms and treatment here.