Updated 29 June 2015

What the Doc sees in your eyes

When we visit the doctor one of the routine examinations s/he will do is to take a good look at our eyes. 

But what are they looking for when they shine that ophthalmoscope in your eye? 

- Swelling - allergies
- Tenderness - infection
- Pale inner lining - anaemia
- Sunken eye - dehydration
- Protruding eye - thyroid problems
- Burst blood vessels - blood pressure problems

Read more on what these signs mean and when you should worry.


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