Many eye diseases have no early symptoms. If not detected in time, they can lead to permanent blindness. For a deeper look into your eye health, scroll down and book with your local optometrist.
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With no symptoms or pain in its earliest stages, glaucoma can slowly cause irreparable damage to the optic nerve, which can lead to total blindness. 150,000 Australians are undiagnosed. Are you one of them?
This disastrous eye disease, which affects close to 1 in 3 older Australians, creates clouding in the lens of the eye. To maintain your clear vision, see your local optometrist, who can take a deeper look to detect and treat the causes of cataracts.
If you have diabetes, you're at risk of being hit with the devastating effects of diabetic retinopathy - which can lead to permanent blindness. 1 in 4 diabetics already have some form of the disease. Early treatment is key, so make an eye appointment today.
This eye disease can decimate central vision and only an optometrist is able to spot its onset. One in seven Australians over 50 will be struck; early detection is key to avoiding catastrophe and saving your sight.