macular degeneration treatment melbourne

What You Should Know About Macular Degeneration Treatment?

Age related macular degeneration is an eye disease with the potential to cause blindness. In fact, in Australia, it is considered to be the leading cause of legal blindness, contributing to half of all cases in our country. Unfortunately, even with retinal surgery, the loss of vision from macular degeneration cannot be completely reversed or […]

Eyelid Ptosis Causes – Learn The Signs Of Underlying Serious Condition

Our eyelids serve a few functions. One is to protect the delicate eye from dirt, debris, and even incoming projectiles such as a wayward snapped rubber band. Another function is to keep the surface of the eye well lubricated for the purposes of both eye health and good vision by containing various glands that secrete […]

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Retinal Tear Causes – How They Can Be Managed?

The retina is the light-sensing tissue lining the inside of the eye. Made up of ten layers of different types of cells, the retina is crucial for vision. Any damage to this structure from trauma or disease, including a severe retinal tear, can cause permanent loss of vision in that particular part of the eye.  […]

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Chalazion vs Stye – What Is The Difference?

The eyelid can be subject to various lumps and bumps, some of which are harmless and no more than a cosmetic concern, and others which need to be seen by an oculoplastic surgery specialist immediately for treatment. When it comes to common eyelid bumps, one of the most frequent confusions is what is the difference between […]

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What is a Ptosis and How This Condition Can Be Treated?

Our eyelids can droop for a number of reasons. In your experience, you’ve most likely experienced this simply when tired or sleepy. However, in other cases, there can be other underlying reasons for what is known in the medical world as an eyelid ptosis. Some of these causes are simply due to age-related changes to […]