Our Symptom checker provides clinical advice on what to do next based on your symptoms.
Eye infections can be caused by either viruses or bacteria, or occasionally by a fungus. Learn about possible treatment options.
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.
A corneal ulcer will make the affected eye red and painful. Find out why you need to seek prompt medical treatment if you think you might have a corneal ulcer.
A stye occurs when the glands in your eyelids become blocked and get infected. You may notice a small red lump or swelling on your eyelid. Here's what to do.
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.
Sjögren’s syndrome is a condition of your immune system that commonly affects your eyes and salivary glands. Here's how your doctor may diagnose it.
Gonorrhoea (the clap)
Also known as 'the clap', gonorrhoea often has no symptoms. Learn how to spot symptoms, maintain and how gonorrhoea is treated.
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.
Good personal hygiene is important and will prevent you and your children from picking up or spreading germs and infectious diseases. Take these steps to avoid getting sick.