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Recovery and Rehabilitation After Eye Muscle Surgery

Congratulations on taking the important step of undergoing eye muscle surgery to address your eye alignment issues, whether it is strabismus, nystagmus, or another condition. As you embark on this journey, it is crucial to understand that the procedure itself is just one part of the process. A successful recovery and rehabilitation period will play …

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Common Eye Muscle Disorders Requiring Surgery

Our eyes are truly remarkable organs, allowing us to perceive the world around us with incredible precision. But what happens when the left and right eyes don’t quite work in harmony? That’s where eye muscle disorders come into play.  In this article, we will explore some common eye muscle disorders that may necessitate surgical intervention. …

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Understanding Colour Blindness: Causes, Types, and Management

Colour blindness is a condition that affects millions of people worldwide, and in this blog, we’ll explore its causes, types, and management options. What is Colour Blindness? Colour blindness, also known as colour vision deficiency, is a visual impairment that affects an individual’s ability to perceive certain colours accurately. Contrary to what the name suggests, …

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Understanding Eye Injections: A Comprehensive Guide

In this comprehensive guide, we will delve into the world of eye injections, shedding light on their types, benefits, risks, procedure, and much more. What Are Eye Injections? Eye injections, as the term suggests, involve the delivery of medication directly into the eye through an injection. This targeted approach ensures that the medication reaches its …

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Strabismus in Children: Early Detection and Treatment for Healthy Vision

Strabismus, commonly known as “crossed eyes” or “squint”, is a condition that affects the alignment of a child’s eyes. In this condition, the eyes do not point in the same direction when focusing on an object. Strabismus can have a significant impact on a child’s vision and overall development, making early detection and treatment crucial …

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Understanding Ocular Surface Disease: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Ocular surface disease encompasses a range of conditions that affect the outermost layer of the eye, including the tear film, cornea and conjunctiva. These conditions can cause discomfort, vision problems, and even long-term complications if left untreated. As an ophthalmologist practising in Canberra, I believe it is essential to raise awareness and understanding about ocular …

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Understanding Paediatric Glaucoma: Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Paediatric glaucoma is a rare but serious condition that affects the eyesight of children for life. It is distinct from adult-onset glaucoma and requires early diagnosis and intervention to prevent vision loss. In this blog, we will provide an overview of paediatric glaucoma, including its causes, methods of diagnosis, and available treatment options. What is …

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Cataract Surgery for Patients with Diabetes: What You Need to Know

Are you a patient with diabetes who needs cataract surgery? Read on to learn about the risks, benefits, and considerations for this procedure. Cataracts are a common eye condition that affects millions of people worldwide. They occur when the natural lens in the eye becomes cloudy, leading to blurry vision and difficulty seeing. While cataracts …

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How to Manage Dry Eyes after Cataract Surgery: Tips, Tricks, and Home Remedies

Struggling with dry eyes after cataract surgery? Here are some practical tips, home remedies, and expert advice on how to manage dry eyes and improve your recovery. Cataract surgery is one of the most common eye surgical procedures. It involves removing the cloudy natural lens of the eye and replacing it with an artificial lens …

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From Blurry to Clear: A Look at How Cataract Surgery Can Change Your Life

At a glance: CataractsEarly Symptoms: NoneLater Symptoms: Blurry vision, colours that seem faded, sensitivity to light, trouble seeing at night, double visionDiagnosis: Dilated eye examTreatment: Cataract Surgery Introduction Discover the transformative effects of cataract surgery by comparing patient situations before and after the procedure. Learn how this simple surgery can significantly improve vision and quality …

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Blunt Eye Trauma: Symptoms, Causes, Complications, Diagnosis and Treatment.

Blunt eye trauma is a serious injury that can cause permanent damage to the eye. Blunt eye trauma can cause damage to the globe (eyeball), bones of the eye socket, and the eyelid. This can lead to vision problems and pain. The ocular injuries that can occur as a result of a fall or other …

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Ocular Rosacea: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Ocular rosacea is a common but often overlooked subtype of rosacea, a chronic skin condition that affects the face. It is a common condition that affects millions of people worldwide. In this article, we will discuss the causes, symptoms, and treatment options for ocular rosacea. Who is commonly affected by Ocular Rosacea? Adults aged 30 …

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Retinal Vein Occlusion (RVO): Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention

Retinal Vein Occlusion (RVO) is a condition that affects the blood vessels in the retina of the eye, and can lead to vision loss. In this article, we will discuss the causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention of RVO to help you better understand this condition. What is Retinal Vein Occlusion (RVO)? Retinal Vein Occlusion (RVO) …

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Chalazion: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Prevention, Surgery & Aftercare

What is Chalazion? A chalazion is a small cyst or lump that can develop on your eyelid. This can be a result of a blockage in the meibomian glands that produce oil, which causes your eyelid to redden and swell. Eventually, a visible lump can develop. Chalazions typically are not painful and often go away …

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Keratoconus: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

What Is Keratoconus? Keratoconus is a condition where the clear window of the eye (cornea) becomes weak and thin, and takes a conical shape. It causes irregular astigmatism and blurred vision. The conical shape is usually not visible until the disease is very advanced. If you have keratoconus, your eye doctor will likely recommend wearing …

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Causes of Cataract

Cataracts are a serious condition that can cause loss of vision. What are themost common causes of cataract? Find out for yourself in this article! ● Age-related cataracts. The majority of cataracts are related to the agingprocess. Everyone will develop a cataract eventually.● Certain general health problems, like diabetes● Smoking● Having a family history of …

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Symptoms of cataract

Vision with Cataract What are the Symptoms of Cataracts? A cataract is a problem with the clarity of the natural lens, that can cause vision loss.The article discusses some of the most common symptoms of this condition, and whatto expect if you are experiencing them. ● Vision that is cloudy, blurry, foggy, filmy or dim.● …

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Cataract Surgery Aftercare

If you’ve just had cataract surgery, you might wonder what to expect after the procedureis over. Will you be able to see clearly? Is there anything you should do differently nowthat your vision has changed? This blog article explains how to care for your eyes aftercataract surgery. Immediately after cataract surgery Rest and Relaxation: After …

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