Choroideremia is an inherited, progressive form of blindness.
Implanted contacts can be used to treat myopia and astigmatism.
People who take aspirin regularly are more likely to develop the 'wet' form of age-related macular degeneration compared to people who rarely or never take the drug, research in 2013 suggested.
If you are considering using coloured contact lenses for Halloween, a party or just a new look - did you know they can pose a risk to your eyesight?
There can be a number of reasons to explain why your eyes itch. Itchy eyes are medically known as ocular pruritis.
Wearing contact lenses can be convenient and comfortable for most people, and over 3 million people in the UK wear them. However, they are at greater risk of developing an eye infection.
A macular hole is a small gap which opens up in the macular, found at the centre of the retina, which is responsible for our sharp and detailed central vision.
Vitamin E: Is it useful for a healthy vision?
Exophthalmos is a condition in which either one or both eyeballs bulge out or protrude from the eye socket.
Most experts agree that watching TV for long periods will not harm your child’s eyesight. Also, contrary to popular myth, sitting too close to a TV will not damage your child’s eyes.
Vision therapy, or behavioural optometry, is an individually tailored treatment programme for improving visual function and performance.
When you have a blocked tear duct, the tubes that normally drain tears from the eye to the nose may become obstructed or don’t open properly.
Blurred vision can be caused by a number of different things, from conditions that simply need correcting with glasses or contact lenses, to medical emergencies like acute glaucoma.
Swelling of the eye refers to the presence of excess fluid or oedema in the connective tissues around the eye, especially the eyelids. Learn about causes of swollen eyes.
An inflammation of the white, outer layer of the eyeball is known as scleritis. It is a rare condition, but it requires immediate treatment to avoid serious complications.
Our eyes are vital for seeing the world around us, but vision can be impaired by a variety of medical conditions, as well as the ageing process.
The symptoms of eye strain or eye fatigue include tired, itching and burning eyes.
Pterygium is a growth that develops across the clear cornea of the eye that can affect people who spend a lot of time outside in the sun.
Eye twitching, or blepharospasm, is an uncontrollable blinking or spasm of the upper eyelid.
Floaters are tiny spots that you may notice drifting in front of the eyes.
If you have conditions such as glaucoma, you'll probably use eye drops several times a day. Here are some tips on using eye droops.
Secondary glaucoma is a less common type of glaucoma caused by an injury to the eye, inflammation from an eye condition such as uveitis, or a side-effect of medication. Other causes may include having cataracts or diabetes.
A person with dry eye syndrome doesn’t make enough tears naturally, so will need to take steps to treat and manage the condition to help avoid discomfort.
Could simple eye exercises improve vision? We speak to the experts to see if there is any truth behind the idea of natural vision correction. Does it work?
The summer months bring extra risks for our eyes, from swimming pool chemicals to gardening or DIY accidents. Here are five top eye safety tips.
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