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.
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.
From quitting smoking to not sharing makeup, there are a few surprising things you can do to help protect your eyes.
5 reasons to look after your eyes
It's common to develop serious eye conditions as you age, or through illness and injury, but there is plenty you can do to protect your eyes from damage.
Did you know Australia is the only country in the developed world with trachoma, an eye infection that can cause blindness? Learn how to prevent it.
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.
Conjunctivitis (pink eye)
Known as ‘pink eye’, conjunctivitis is a contagious disease that turns the whites of the eye pink. Read about symptoms and treatments here.
Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that damage the optic nerve. It affects 1 in 10 Australians aged over 80, but glaucoma can strike at any age.
Trusted dementia statistics, including how prevalent it is, care statistics and forecasts
Emphysema and COPD statistics
Emphysema and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have a significant impact on Australians. See some trusted statistics and learn more here.