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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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Eye floaters

Small specks, cobweb-like strands or clouds that move across your vision are called eye floaters.

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Refractive errors

Refractive errors are very common, causing blurred vision. Learn about short sightedness, astigmatism and other types of refractive errors here.

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Retinal detachment surgery

A retinal detachment is where the inner layer at the back of your eye peels off. Retinal detachment surgery should prevent your vision from getting worse.

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Ptosis surgery (adult)

Ptosis surgery involves lifting your eyelid to improve its position and improve your vision. You should consider the options carefully and have realistic expectations about the results.

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Colour blindness

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.

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Eye tests

Regular eye tests can pick up problems before you notice any symptoms – and you don’t need a referral to see an optometrist.

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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 detachment

Retinal detachment is a medical emergency and you should go to hospital immediately if it happens.

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Astigmatism

Astigmatism is may be present from birth, develop as you age, or may be due to injury or disease. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options of astigmatism.

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