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  1. Eyes - age-related macular degeneration

    Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a type of vision loss where there is a distortion or absence of the central field of vision.

  2. Eyes - blocked tear duct

    Some babies are born with a blocked tear duct, but other events, including infection and trauma to the nose, can cause a blocked tear duct.

  3. Eyes - Charles Bonnet syndrome

    Many people who suffer from Charles Bonnet syndrome do not consult their doctor out of fear and embarrassment, as hallucinations are associated with mental illness.

  4. Eyes - common problems

    You can help prevent dry eyes and minimise the risk of tired or sore eyes while reading or using a computer.

  5. Eyes - contact lenses

    Proper care of your contact lenses will help avoid irritation or damage to your eyes.

  6. Eyes - flash burns

    Flash burns are like sunburn in the eye and can affect both your eyes. Find out more.

  7. Eyes - giant cell arteritis

    Giant cell arteritis is inflammation of the arteries that can cause sudden blindness in one or both eyes.

  8. Eyes - glaucoma

    Glaucoma can happen at any age and without early detection can lead to permanent vision loss and blindness.

  9. Eyes - laser eye surgery

    During laser eye surgery, a computer-controlled laser is used to remove microscopic amounts of tissue from the front surface of the eye.

  10. Eyes - optic neuritis

    Optic neuritis is inflammation of the optic nerve that causes blurred, grey and dim vision.