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Macular degeneration

This incurable disease leads to loss of vision, but you can cut your risk of macular degeneration by making healthy lifestyle choices.

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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.

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Blindness

Blindness and low vision can seriously affect every part of your life, but help and support – and in some cases, even treatment – are available. Find out more.

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5 reasons to look after your eyes

It's common to develop serious eye conditions as you age, or through illness and injury, but there is plenty you can do to protect your eyes from damage.

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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.

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Retinal diseases

The retina is a collection of light sensitive nerve cells at the back of the eyeball. Retinal disorders damage these delicate cells and reduce someone’s ability to see.

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Eye care

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

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Zinc and your health

Zinc is a mineral that is essential for many of the body's normal functions and systems, including the immune system, wound healing, blood clotting, thyroid function, and the senses of taste and smell.

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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.

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Eyes

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

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