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Eye diseases

Find information on common eye diseases, such as conjunctivitis, glaucoma, refractive errors, cataracts, colour blindness, diabetic retinopathy and keratoconus.

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Blepharitis

Experiencing pain, heat and swelling in the eyelids? You could have blepharitis, inflammation that usually affects both eyes. Here’s how to treat it.

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Blocked tear duct

A blocked tear duct will prevent tears from draining properly, causing watery and irritated eyes. Learn what causes blocked tear ducts and about treatment.

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Eye floaters

Small specks, cobweb-like strands or clouds that move across your vision are called eye floaters. Find out about types, diagnosis, treatment and help for eye floaters.

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Eye discharge

Do you have a discharge from the eyes? From styes to scratches, this can indicate an infection and could be caused by any number of conditions.

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Eye infections

Read more about eye infections, it's causes, prevention and treatments.

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Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that damage the optic nerve. It affects 1 in 10 Australians aged 80 and over – but glaucoma can also strike at any age.

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Twitching eye

Spasms in the eyelid (A ‘twitching eye’ or an ‘eye twitch’) can signal fatigue, stress and in rare cases, multiple sclerosis. Learn about its causes, treatments and when to see a doctor.

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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 strain

Eye strain can happen when you use your eyes to concentrate on something for too long. Learn here about what you can do to prevent eye strain.

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Dry eye syndrome

Dry eye syndrome is a common condition that happens when your eyes don’t produce enough tears.

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