Cataracts – Aboriginal health

Inside each of our eyes is something called the lens. The lens in the eye, is like the lens of

Dietary vitamins may protect against cataract

When the lens of the eye becomes cloudy, it’s known as a cataract. Cataracts are more common as people age

Can vitamin C reduce cataract risk?

Can vitamin C reduce cataract risk?

Cataracts are a leading cause of vision loss and health costs. Cataracts occur when there is a build-up of protein

Eye injuries: prevention

Eye injuries are common, with thousands occurring each year in Australia. While some workplaces are particular risky, e.g. construction and

Contact lens care

There are 2 types of contact lenses: hard lenses, or rigid gas permeable lenses; and soft lenses. Soft lenses are

Corneal injuries

The cornea is the transparent dome at the front of the eye that covers the pupil and the iris (the

Eyes in the sun

Too much sun can damage the eyes. As with skin damage, it is the ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun

Video: Hitting the books hurts your eyesight

Myopia – more commonly known as short-sightedness – is a visual condition that means you have trouble seeing into the


What is astigmatism? Astigmatism is a type of refractive error where the front surface of the eye (the cornea) or

Dry eye

Dry eye is a term used when the eye does not produce tears that lubricate the eye adequately. There may

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