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Eye health overview

Good eye health and eye care are crucial to protect your sight, prevent common eye disorders, and treat eye problems early. Learn more about eye diseases, contagious conditions such as conjunctivitis, and how to tell if you have good - or bad - vision.

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Treatment breakthrough for macular degeneration

Doctors in the UK say they have taken an important step towards treating a common form of blindness – wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

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Visual acuity

Visual acuity describes how well you see detail with your central vision.

This is usually measured using a special chart with rows of letters that start with one big one at the top and get smaller row by row - called a Snellen scale.

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