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  • Minimally invasive glaucoma surgery

    Minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS)

    Dr Jed Lusthaus

    Minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) is a new option for patients with glaucoma. A tiny drainage device is inserted into or through the eye’s internal drain to reduce intraocular pressure (IOP). There are multiple device options including iStent, Hydrus Micro-stent, Xen Gel Stent, and CyPass Micro-stent.
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  • Lazy eye

    What is a lazy eye?

    By Dr Nirosha Paramanathan, FRANZCO

    The term ‘lazy eye’ is incorrect. The more accurate description would be ‘lazy brain’ as it is the brain that doesn’t learn to see and not the eye itself. Until around the age of 7, the seeing part of a child’s brain is still developing. During these critical years the brain is vulnerable. Anything that pr
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  • Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA)

    A link between the eye and the rest of the body.

    By Dr Leanne Cheung

    “Do you believe in iridology?” is a question I am often asked. Well, the eye actually can be the link to disease in the rest of the body. There are many eye conditions associated with illness affecting other parts of the body. Since the eye is so easily accessible to examine, often as ophthalmologists
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  • Volunteer work in Alice Springs

    Eye surgery in the outback

    By Dr Gavin Stringfellow

    I was recently invited by the Fred Hollows Foundation to take part in an intensive week of eye surgery for the indigenous community in Alice Springs and the surrounding remote communities.  There is only one full-time ophthalmologist in Alice Springs, Dr Tim Henderson, who does amazing work servicing a population of 60,000
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