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They’re your windows on the world. Discover more about your eyes’ functions, related conditions, and how to care for them.
Objects or chemicals in the eye
A piece of metal, dirt or chemicals in your eye can be annoying and often dangerous. Here’s what to do if you suspect something’s in your eye.
A black eye is a bruise in the tissues around the eye. It’s a good idea to get it checked by a doctor in case it’s a symptom of a more serious eye injury.
Eye cancer develops when abnormal cells in the eye grow and divide uncontrollably. Eye cancer can be hard to treat, but it is rare in Australia.
Itchy eyes are usually caused by an allergy or by dry eye syndrome. There are things you can do to treat and prevent itchy eyes. Read more on the causes here.
Learn about your eyes and the best way to keep them healthy. In this page, you’ll find health eye tips and information about tests and surgical procedures.
Dry eye syndrome
Dry eye syndrome is a common condition that happens when your eyes don’t produce enough tears.
From quitting smoking to not sharing makeup, there are a few surprising things you can do to help protect your eyes.
Find information on common eye diseases, such as conjunctivitis, glaucoma, refractive errors, cataracts, colour blindness, diabetic retinopathy and keratoconus.
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.