• Eye Glossary
    Eye Glossary

    Adie's Pupil - a pupil that does not react normally to bright light due to impaired nerve function; usually does not interfere substantially with vision

  • Eye Anatomy
    Eye Anatomy

    The cornea is the clear, transparent front layer of the eye through which light passes The iris gives our eyes colour and it functions like the aperture on a camera

  • How the Eye Works
    How the Eye Works

    Normal vision relies on healthy eyes, normal visual pathways and a healthy visual area of the brain.

  • Vision Disorders
    Vision Disorders

    Refractive errors cause decreased vision, visual discomfort ("eye strain"), and/or amblyopia.

  • Recurrent Corneal Erosion
    Recurrent Corneal Erosion

    The cornea is the clear front windshield of the eye. Erosions occur when the top skin layer of the cornea tear, typically at night-time or when you wake from sleep...

  • Fuch's Endothelial Dystrophy
    Fuch's Endothelial Dystrophy

    Fuch's endothelial dystrophy is an inherited degenerative condition of the cornea. The cornea is the clear front windshield of the eye.

  • Keratoconus

    Keratoconus is a degenerative disorder of the cornea, the clear focusing surface at the front of the eye.

  • Diabetic Retinopathy
    Diabetic Retinopathy

    Diabetic retinopathy is a complication of diabetes and a leading cause of blindness. It occurs when diabetes damages the tiny blood vessels nourishing the retina...

  • Dry Eyes
    Dry Eyes

    A dry eye is one of decreased or deficient tears. It is referred to as Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca.

  • Glaucoma

    Glaucoma is a group of diseases that can damage the eye's optic nerve and result in vision loss and blindness.

  • Cataract

    Cataract surgery has improved dramatically over recent years into one of the safest and most effective operations.

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
    Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

    Dry AMD is an aging process that causes accumulation of waste product under the macula leading to the formation of drusen.

  • Flashes and Floaters
    Flashes and Floaters

    Floaters are usually seen as spots, cobwebs or strands moving across the vision. They are usually due to particles floating in the vitreous (jelly-like substance that fills the eye).

  • Conjunctivitis

    Conjunctivitis is inflammation of the conjunctiva (the surface layer over the white of the eye) causing redness of the eye, swelling of the eyelids and watery or mucous discharge.

  • Blepharitis

    Blepharitis is a common, chronic problem of the eyelid margin which causes irritation, redness and crusting of the eyelids.

  • Chalazion in Children
    Chalazion in Children

    Within the eyelid, there are many meibomian glands that produce oily fluid that forms part of the tears.

  • Blocked Tear Ducts in Children
    Blocked Tear Ducts in Children

    Tears normally flow into the nose via the tear duct. Sometimes the lower end of the tear duct fails to open at birth.

  • Adult Strabismus
    Adult Strabismus

    Strabismus or squint is a condition in which the two eyes are not pointing in the same direction.

  • Paediatric Ophthalmology
    Paediatric Ophthalmology

    A squint occurs when the two eyes are not pointing in the same direction. Most commonly, one eye will turn in or out...

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