Our eyes allow us to see. The optic nerve carries images from the retina to the brain. Other eye parts include the cornea, iris, pupil, lens and sclera. Damage can cause vision loss or blindness.
Topic: Eye problems
Focusing problems are called refractive errors and are the most common eye disorders.
You can help prevent dry eyes and minimise the risk of tired or sore eyes while reading or using a computer.
Some eye floaters look like small dots, while others appear like threads or little hairy clumps.
Don’t try to remove a foreign body from your eye - go to your doctor or hospital emergency department for help.
Always wear safety goggles or a face shield when handling liquid chemicals.
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.
Flash burns are like sunburn in the eye and can affect both your eyes.
A significant amount of long-sightedness can lead to blurred vision, particularly for close objects.
If you think your headaches may be due to eyestrain, it is important to have your vision checked by a qualified eye specialist.