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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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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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Retinal detachment

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

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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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Blurred vision

Blurred vision can be caused by several eye conditions or by an underlying disease, such as diabetes. Learn here what to do if you experience blurred vision.

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Keratoconus

This eye condition changes the shape of the cornea, the dome-shaped window that covers the iris, distorting a person’s vision.

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Correcting a squint (adult)

Strabismus surgery should make your eyes point in the same direction and improve any double vision.

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