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A ‘floater’ is the common term to describe small shapes that some people see moving – or floating – in their field of vision.
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.
While bloodshot eyes can look worrying, they are typically the result of a common infection or eye condition.
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.
High eye pressure can cause serious damage – called glaucoma – so it is important to seek guidance from an optometrist if you experience symptoms.
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.
Blurred vision can be caused by a variety of factors, from refractive errors to problems with focusing too closely on near work.
If you are experiencing painful, sore eyes during the night or in the early morning, you could be suffering from dry eye.
People often have some difficulty with their night vision, whether it’s depth perception, clarity or problems when driving.
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.