This incurable disease leads to loss of vision, but you can cut your risk of macular degeneration by making healthy lifestyle choices.
Small specks, cobweb-like strands or clouds that move across your vision are called eye floaters.
A blepharoplasty is an operation to make your eyelids appear younger and may improve your vision.
Refractive errors are very common, causing blurred vision. Learn about short sightedness, astigmatism and other types of refractive errors here.
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.
Short-sightedness, or myopia, is a common eye condition that causes distant objects to appear blurred. Learn how it affects vision and about treatment options.
Presbyopia is a normal condition in which your eyes become less able to focus as you age. Learn how presbyopia changes your vision and how it can be corrected.
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.
Regular eye tests can pick up problems before you notice any symptoms – and you don’t need a referral to see an optometrist.
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.