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Written answer: What are 'floaters' in the eye?

A ‘floater’ is the common term to describe small shapes that some people see moving – or floating – in their field of vision.

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Written answer: What is the impact of eye strain?

Eye strain results from overworking your eyes. It is associated with some uncomfortable symptoms but usually does not cause any damage to your eye or vision.

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Written answer: What can cause bloodshot eyes?

While bloodshot eyes can look worrying, they are typically the result of a common infection or eye condition.

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Written answer: What is double vision?

If you are seeing two images of a single object you are experiencing double vision. This may occur some or all of the time and should be checked by an optometrist.

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Written answer: What treatments exist for high eye pressure?

High eye pressure can cause serious damage – called glaucoma – so it is important to seek guidance from an optometrist if you experience symptoms.

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Written answer: What causes double vision?

There are a number of reasons why double vision may occur, so it is important to seek an appointment with an optometrist to diagnose the underlying problem.

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Written answer: What are the causes of blurred vision?

Blurred vision can be caused by a variety of factors, from refractive errors to problems with focusing too closely on near work.

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Written answer: Why are my eyes painful and sore at night?

If you are experiencing painful, sore eyes during the night or in the early morning, you could be suffering from dry eye.

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Written answer: Is there anything that will make my night vision better?

People often have some difficulty with their night vision, whether it’s depth perception, clarity or problems when driving.

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Written answer: What types of test are there for colour blindness?

Colour vision impairment is caused by defective or missing colour-sensitive cells in the retina. There are a number of tests to identify where the deficiency may lie.

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