Help and frequently asked questions

What causes an eye to become painful and how can it be treated?


There may be a number of reasons why an eye may be painful, the most common reasons are the presence of a foreign body, infection or injury. However, there are a large number of other eye problems which can cause the eye to become painful. An optometrist or medical practitioner will be able to judge what treatment is required based on a diagnosis of the problem. If your eye feels painful always seek advice from a qualified optometrist or medical practitioner.