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What affects the eyes 12 min read

Understanding Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a condition that involves an increase in pressure inside the eye. It occurs when the fluid in the eyeball, known as aqueous humour, fails to properly drain out of the eye, causing a build-up of intraocular pressure. In the article, we explain more about glaucoma.

What affects the eyes 10 min read

Understanding Presbyopia

Presbyopia is an age-related long-sightedness, which affects your ability to see objects close up. It occurs when the lens loses its flexibility. It is the lens’ flexibility that allows you to focus on objects at different distances, but with presbyopia focusing becomes more difficult.

What affects the eyes 7 min read

Understanding Blepharitis

Blepharitis is a common eye condition that causes your eyelid edges to become sore and inflamed. It is most common in over 40s but the condition can develop at any age.

What affects the eyes 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.

What affects the eyes 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.

What affects the eyes 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.

What affects the eyes 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.

What affects the eyes 8 min read

Understanding Entropion

Entropion is a condition where the eyelid turns inward. This can happen slowly and the inward rolling of the lid often causes the eyelashes and skin to rub against the surface of the eye. Learn what caused the condition and what treatment options there are.

What affects the eyes 8 min read

Understanding Keratoconus

Keratoconus is a rare eye condition which alters the structure of the cornea, changing its gradual curve into a thinner and more conical shape. These changes affect the clarity of your vision and can deteriorate over time, usually starting in adolescence.

What affects the eyes 8 min read

Understanding Photophobia

Photophobia is a sensitivity to light. You may experience a sensitivity to very bright light, such as sunlight, or low light, such as incandescent lighting.

What affects the eyes 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.

What affects the eyes 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.

What affects the eyes 6 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.

What affects the eyes 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.

Your life and eyes 3 min read

Discomfort while driving at night

Do you have trouble feeling safe while driving at night like 17 million drivers in the UK? Discomfort while driving is a common occurrence with changes in light, causing eye sensitivity.