Good vision is a key factor for living a healthy, happy life and Good vision for life is aimed at helping you to better understand and care for your eyes. Vision problems and eye disease can occur at any age, which is why regular eye examinations with an optometrist are important. Good vision isn’t just about seeing well, it’s about living well.

Your eyes

Get to know your eyes and how to make the most of the most precious gift of vision. Eyes are intricate and complex organs that work in a similar way to a camera. But our eyes do change as we go through life - how you see in your youth will likely change in your 40s and again in your later years. it is important to see an optometrist regularly throughout life so that any vision changes, or eye disease, can be detected early.

How the eye works

Make the most of your vision

Sun safety

Digital Devices

Vision Problems

Eye disease

Many eye diseases have no early symptoms and you may not even realise your eye health is at risk. Learn more about common eye diseases and how they might impact your eye sight. But most importantly, make seeing an optometrist part of your regular health regime throughout life to ensure your eyes are in tip top health.

Cataracts

Glaucoma

Diabetic retinopathy

Macular Degeneration

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), not all optometry practices
are currently open or seeing patients outside
of urgent eye health services. Optometrists have
been advised to use their clinical judgement
to determine if appointments can be postponed.

We recommend calling your optometrist and discussing
your eye health concerns with them to determine
if an appointment is necessary.

You can also use our Find an Optometrist function to find
an optometrist near you providing telehealth and/or urgent
care services. Urgent care is care that can't be postponed
without risk to your health or wellbeing. This may include
replacing lost or broken glasses, or investigating red
or sore eyes or sudden changes in vision.