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
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
If cataract is neglected for long enough, cataract surgery can be more complicated, and the eye can take much longer to recover. The longer a cataract is left untreated, the more it reduces a person’s quality of life and independence. Dr Parth Shah is an experienced ophthalmologist Sydney performs cataract
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.
World Sight Day was on 8th October 2020. This year’s theme was “Hope in Sight”. I was delighted and honored to be a part of this video celebrating World Sight Day on behalf of the World Society of Paediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus (WSPOS). I spoke about my passion for
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
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
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
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.