Eye Health

Pain and discomfort

Learn more about eye pain including information and advice on ptergium, itchy eyes and other conditions that cause pain and discomfort.

Pterygium, the filmy membrane

Many South Africans have a thin, filmy membrane with tiny surface blood vessels on the white of their eye, extending from the nasal side towards their iris.

Easy exercises for your eyes

Like any part of the body, especially during the winter months when exercise regimens tend to go out the window, our eyes need care and attention to stay healthy and in shape.

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Megan Goodman qualified as an optometrist from the University of Johannesburg. She has recently completed a Masters degree in Clinical Epidemiology at Stellenbosch University. She has a keen interest in ocular pathology and evidence based medicine as well as contact lenses.

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