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