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.