laser eye surgery

Laser Eye Surgery – Reason, Benefit, Side effects & Procedure

What is Laser Eye Surgery? Laser Eye Surgery (Laser Vision Correction) is performed to correct vision in individuals needing glasses or contact lenses. Laser Eye Surgery can correct astigmatism, farsightedness or nearsightedness. There are many different names and acronyms used in Laser Eye Surgery. LASIK stands for LAser in-SItu Keratomileusis. Most people are aware of …

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Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic Retinopathy – Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment & Prevention

What is Diabetic Retinopathy? Diabetic retinopathy is an eye disease that can occur in people with diabetes mellitus. It results from high sugar levels in diabetic patients. High levels of sugar for a prolonged period of time causes damage to fine blood vessels in the entire body, including the retina of the eyes. The retina’s …

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Macular Degeneration: Types, Symptoms Risk Factors, Diagnosis & Treatment

What is Macular Degeneration? Macular Degeneration, also known as Age-related Macular Degeneration 9AMD is a painless eye condition that may lead to vision loss. It is an eye disease that is considered a leading cause of loss of vision in people over 60 years of age, often more than glaucoma and cataract. At the present …

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paediatric glaucoma

Invited as keynote speaker for paediatric glaucoma at Dr. Agarwal’s Grand Rounds

Dr Agarwal’s Eye Hospital, established in 1957 in Chennai, now it has 96+ eye hospitals in 11 countries offering quality treatment to their patients. Every month, Dr. Agarwal’s Clinical Education program holds a Grand Rounds, which has now become a well-known webinar across many geographies & is an interactive session to update and enhance doctors …

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Consider Subjective and Objective Torsion As Two Entities

Consider Subjective and Objective Torsion As Two Entities: Dr Parth Shah and Team

Dr Parth Shah and his team have just published a peer-reviewed article in The Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus, stating that subjective and objective torsion in normal patients should be considered as different entities. Dr Shah contributed to the study with his fellow colleagues Dr Sung Ju Baek, Linden Z. M. Chen and Dr …

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Dr Parth Shah addressed Ophthalmologists from around the Globe at paediatric ophthalmology WSPOS worldwide webinar

The World Society of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (WSPOS)’s fourth edition of the Global Grand Rounds was part of a jam-packed educational weekend on 19th, 20th and 21st February 2021. The global live webinar series was found to be useful for all participants. The three-day event involved many experienced ophthalmologists, and an audience from around …

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Paediatric Ophthalmologists

Paediatric Eye Problems & Paediatric Ophthalmologists

Who are Paediatric Ophthalmologists? A Paediatric Ophthalmologist is a qualified ophthalmologist (eye surgeon) specialising in children’s eye care. Not all ophthalmologists are comfortable in dealing with children’s eye issues. Paediatric ophthalmologists can assess and treat most eye problems in children. They perform the following assessment concerning children’s eye care: Vision Assessment – to check a …

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WSPOS World Wide Connect 2020

I was delighted to be awarded first place in the video competition at the recent 24 hour virtual international meeting WSPOS CONNECT. 46 videos were submitted to the competition. My video was a novel surgical technique for eye muscle surgery described by Dr Matthew Pihlblad. The technique has been published in the Journal of AAPOS  A panel …

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Myopia in children-an increasing problem in today’s society

What is myopia? Myopia is a condition in which the eye does not focus properly.  It is also known as “short-sightedness” or “near-sightedness.”  People with myopia can see more clearly at short distances but have blurred vision at long distances. Myopia is the most common eye disease in the world. The prevalence of myopia in …

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Right exotropia

Strabismus (squint) – A Common Eye Condition and suggested treatment

What is strabismus (squint)? Strabismus (also known as squint) is a common eye problem in children and adults. It refers to a misalignment of the two eyes. Some people may also call it a “lazy eye” or an “eye turn”. The prevalence in the community of any type of squint is about 3%, i.e. 3 …

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10 facts about Cataract

Dr Parth Shah performs cataract surgery in Sydney for patients of all ages – from newborns to the elderly. The term ‘cataract’ is well known as an eye disorder that causes reduced vision. Here are 10 facts about Cataracts. What is a Cataract? A cataract is a clouding of the natural lens inside the eye, …

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Article published Dr Parth Shah Sydney ophthalmologist

New technique for eye muscle surgery

When a patient has an eye misalignment that has both horizontal and vertical components, complex and careful surgical planning is necessary. Transposition (offset) of horizontal eye muscles is commonly performed simultaneously with recession (weakening) or resection (strengthening). In this paper, we describe a novel surgical technique that combines horizontal rectus muscle plication with a vertical transposition. …

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Upcoming webinar

I am looking forward to delivering another webinar for Optometrists on 29th June 2020 at 1800 (AEST). The topics of this webinar will be: Ocular emergencies Atypical paediatric cases with life threatening consequences Paediatric neuro-ophthalmology As with the previous webinar, I will aim to make it case-based and highly interactive. I have already received several …

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Coronavirus Parth Shah Sydney ophthalmologist

Coronavirus and the eye

The novel coronavirus that causes the COVID-19 disease has fundamentally changed the way we live and work around the world. It has had significant impacts on eye care.