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Blepharitis

What is blepharitis?  Blepharitis is the term used to define eyelids which either are inflamed or cease to provide adequate oil nutrition to the surface of the eye.  Blepharitis is extremely common and most adults have this to a greater or lesser extent, but fortunately not all people with this... read more

Cataracts

Dear Patient, I have provided this information sheet because you have a cataract and considering surgical treatment. There is a lot of information, but the more you know the better prepared you will be when the time comes for surgery.WHAT IS A CATARACT?The human eye has two lenses, the front... read more

Dry Eyes

Dear Patient, The feeling of a dry and irritable eye, although common is not always caused by a lack of tears.  The lack of tears is seen in very uncommon conditions such as Sjogren’s syndrome, chronic conjunctivitis and after radiotherapy to the head.The most common cause of the feeling of... read more

Floaters and Flashes

Floaters and flashes, although occurring for similar reasons, have separate implications.  However, they both occur in the context of changes within the jelly (vitreous gel) in the back compartment of the eye.  Background:When eyes develop, the back 4/5ths of the eye form with a completely clear jelly material known as... read more

Glaucoma

What is glaucoma? The human eye is connected to the brain through a long nerve known as the optic nerve.  The optic nerve is more like a conduit delivering approximately 1.4 million nerve fibres from the inside of the eye to the brain.  Along the optic nerve all the information... read more

Pterygium / Pingueculum

Dear Patient, This information pamphlet has been provided so that you may understand these conditions more fully and better decide if surgical treatment is what you want.A pterygium is a wedge shaped tissue that grows over the surface of the eye. read more

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