Chronic eye conditions are common in Australia and can either be present from birth, resulting from an illness or injury, or develop over time due to aging. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, over 13 million Australians reported having one or more long-term vision disorders.
Although, some eye conditions are unavoidable due to genetics and aging. A healthy lifestyle and regular eye tests can help prevent or slow the progression. 90% of all vision loss is preventable or treatable if detected earlier.
If you are experiencing vision loss, See Differently are eye health specialists who will provide support in preserving your remaining vision.
Six common eye health conditions that affect Australians are:
- Retinitis Pigmentosa
- Macular Degeneration
- Homonymous Hemianopia
- Diabetic Retinopathy
Click on each link to learn more about that specific eye condition.