Colour blindness is often used to describe all forms of colour vision deficiency and does not always mean complete colour blindness. Total colour blindness is rare whereas the inability to distinguish between certain colours is much more common. Colour blindness is usually inherited from family members and is usually present from birth, although it can… Continue reading What is Colour-Blindness?
Conjunctivitis is a common eye condition which causes inflammation of the conjunctiva, or the thin layer of tissue that covers the front of the eye, and the inside of the eyelid. Conjunctivitis is often referred to as 'pink eye' or 'red eye'. It usually affects one eye initially before spreading to the other within a… Continue reading What is Conjunctivitis?
Allergies are very common and are thought to affect more than 1 in 4 people in their lifetime, but they’re usually more irritating than dangerous. Allergens which particularly affect the eyes include pollen, dust mites, animal dander and mould. Continue Reading Here
With the amount most people use computers in their daily life, it’s no surprise that there are so many complaining of computer related eye strain. While the condition is common it is rarely serious and usually goes away after resting your eyes, but it can be uncomfortable. Studies report that computer eye strain and other… Continue reading What is Computer Eye Strain?
Blepharitis is a common eye condition where the edge of the eyelid (eyelid margins) becomes inflamed, swollen and red. In most cases, both eyes are affected but one may be worse than the other and symptoms tend to be worse in the morning. The condition can develop at any age and is not contagious but… Continue reading What is Blepharitis?