Eye Health


What is eye disease? Find information on eye disease symptoms, causes and treatment and learn more about how these conditions can affect your vision.

What is eye disease?

There are so many different conditions that can affect the eye. Some are not cause for concern but conditions such as glaucoma can lead to serious visual impairment and even blindness.

Causes of eye disease

The eye is a complex organ and there are many diseases or problems by which it can be affected.

Diagnosing eye disease

The correct diagnosis of an eye disease is essential before treatment can be prescribed.

Preventing eye disease

As many eye diseases show no symptoms in their early stages, regular eye tests are absolutely essential.

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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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