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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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Uveitis

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.

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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.

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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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Blindness

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.

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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.

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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.

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Eye infections

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

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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.

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Blurred vision

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.

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Charles Bonnet syndrome

People with Charles Bonnet syndrome experience visual hallucinations (‘phantom images’) but don’t have a mental health issue. Learn about the condition here.

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