Trusted information on retinal diseases and disorders, plus links to trusted resources.
Retinal detachment is a medical emergency and you should go to hospital immediately if it happens.
Retinal detachment surgery
A retinal detachment is where the inner layer at the back of your eye peels off. Retinal detachment surgery should prevent your vision from getting worse.
Tunnel vision and night blindness are just 2 of the symptoms caused by the genetic eye disorder retinitis pigmentosa. Learn more about it here.
Aortic dissection is a dangerous but rare condition where there is a tear in the innermost wall of the aorta. Learn about the causes, symptoms and diagnosis of aortic dissection.
This incurable disease leads to loss of vision, but you can cut your risk of macular degeneration by making healthy lifestyle choices.
Vasculitis is an autoimmune disease that causes inflammation of blood vessels. Discover causes and symptoms of vasculitis and how it can be diagnosed and treated.
Eye cancer develops when abnormal cells in the eye grow and divide uncontrollably. Eye cancer can be hard to treat, but it is rare in Australia.
Blood and blood vessels
Blood, the heart and the vessels that carry blood around the body together make up the cardiovascular system. Learn more about how it functions and related conditions.
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.