The old saying about prevention being better than cure certainly rings true when it comes to eye infections.
Fortunately, they are also a relatively common ailment that can be treated easily. Eye infections can be uncomfortable and while the best course of action is to consult your optometrist or doctor, there are other things you can do to prevent infections occurring in the first place and to ease your symptoms when a diagnosis is confirmed.
AM's Nats Levi talks to Specsavers Optometrist Ian Russel about recognising common symptoms of eye infections and what to do if your infection is contagious.
Watch the video above to learn more about it.
Specsavers stores have the equipment to detect more serious eye issues before symptoms appear.
This article was created for Specsavers.