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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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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.