Common Eye Conditions | Rose Optometrists

Common eye conditions and diseases

There is an array of conditions that can affect your eyes, and they can occur at almost any age—so it is very important to stay on top of your eye health! The following are not the only conditions we can diagnose and treat, but some of the most common. We offer full optometry services to our valued customers in the Waikato, so if you can’t find the information you need here, please get in touch with us or book an appointment to come in.


This disorder occurs when the cornea or front surface of the eye, which is normally round, becomes irregularly cone shaped, preventing proper focus of the light entering the eye.
Read more about Keratoconus

Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetes wreaks havoc in the human body, and the eyes are no exception to this. Diabetic retinopathy can weaken your sight and damage your eyes.
Read more about Diabetic Retinopathy


This common eye disease sneaks up on you! Glaucoma can develop gradually and painlessly with few symptoms, so stay vigilant.
Read more about Glaucoma

Macular Degeneration

This is a slowly-progressing disease in which the central part of the eye responsible for fine detail and colour vision loses function.
Read more about Macular Degeneration

Visual conditions

If you’re having trouble seeing properly and aren’t sure what’s wrong, you might like to take a look at our videos on common eye conditions.
Read more about Visual Conditions