Eye conditions & symptoms

Here you can find your guide to eye health conditions and symptoms. This collection of articles has been written to support you when looking for more information about the health of your eyes. If you suspect you have a symptom or condition, we recommend you visit an optician as soon as possible.

Eye conditions & symptoms 2 min read

Understanding Computer Vision Syndrome

Computer vision syndrome (CVS) can be caused by all digital devices, not just computer screens, and as digital device use is on the rise and with more people looking at digital screens for longer, cases of CVS are also increasing.

Eye conditions & symptoms 2 min read

Understanding Amblyopia

Amblyopia, commonly referred to as ‘lazy eye’, tends to affect children and is usually easy to treat. Find out the causes amblyopia, the signs to look for and how to treat it.

Eye conditions & symptoms 4 min read

Understanding Retinoblastoma

Retinoblastoma (Rb) is a form of cancer that develops from immature cells of the retina and it is almost exclusively found in young children, mainly under the age of six.

Eye conditions & symptoms 4 min read

Understanding Nyctalopia

Nyctalopia, also known as night-blindness, is an impairment that affects your ability to see at night. It could be due to a dietary imbalance, an eye condition or a chronic eye disease.

Eye conditions & symptoms 4 min read

Understanding Scleritis

Scleritis is an eye condition that causes the Sclera (the whites of the eyes) to become inflamed, learn more about the condition and possible treatments.

Eye conditions & symptoms 8 min read

Understanding Uveitis

Here's your guide to uveitis, which is a condition of the eye that causes the uvea or uveal tract becomes inflamed and swollen.

Eye conditions & symptoms 4 min read

Understanding Eye Floaters

Eye floaters are shapes that appear to hover in your line of sight. Discover what causes them through to treatment options.

Eye conditions & symptoms 6 min read

Understanding Conjunctivitis

Conjunctivitis is a common eye condition where the conjunctiva becomes inflamed, understand about the causes, signs and symptoms through to the possible treatments.

Eye conditions & symptoms 12 min read

Understanding Hypermetropia

More commonly known as long-sightedness or hyperopia, Hypometropia comes under a group of conditions defined as ‘refractive errors’. Understand about the causes of these errors through to the option to correct your vision.

Eye conditions & symptoms 8 min read

Understanding Strabismus

Strabismus is a condition also known as a ‘squint’ or ‘cross-eyed’ where the two eyes point different ways. Learn about this condition from what the causes are through to treatments available.

Eye conditions & symptoms 8 min read

Understanding Retinal Vascular Occlusion

Retinal vascular occlusion, also called retinal vein occlusion, is when the flow of blood through the retinal vein is interrupted or stopped. Learn about this eye condition and the treatment options available.

Eye conditions & symptoms 12 min read

Understanding Dry Eye Syndrome

Dry eye syndrome is a condition that happens as a result of the low production or quick evaporation of tears, learn more about the condition and treatment options.

Eye conditions & symptoms 12 min read

Understanding Blindness

Blindness or visual impairment (also known as low vision or partially sighted) is a visual disability, understand the types of visual impairments through to the causes.

Eye conditions & symptoms 8 min read

Understanding Double Vision

Double vision (also known as diplopia) is a condition where someone sees two images, learn about the condition through to the causes and treatment for diplopia.