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.
If left untreated, uveitis - or inflammation of the uvea, the middle layer of the wall of your eye, can lead to blindness. Here’s how to spot the symptoms.
Laser eye surgery
Laser eye surgery is commonly used to correct vision in people by reshaping the cornea and in many cases removes the need for glasses.
Find information on common eye diseases, such as conjunctivitis, glaucoma, refractive errors, cataracts, colour blindness, diabetic retinopathy and keratoconus.
Blindness and low vision can seriously affect every part of your life, but help and support – and in some cases, even treatment – are available. Find out more.
Eye health tips for over-60s
Trusted information and tips on eye health and keeping your vision clear as you get older, plus potential eye problems as you get older.
Read more about eye infections, it's causes, prevention and treatments.
The role of cortisol in the body
Trusted information about cortisol including what it is, what happens when too little or too much cortisol is produced, treatment and corticosteroids.