A cataract is a clouding in the lens of the eye. Cataracts can affect one or both eyes and can lead to blindness. In fact, cataracts are the leading cause of blindness across the globe.

A cataract is a clouding in the lens of the eye. This lens lies behind the iris (the coloured part of the eye) and the pupil (the black centre of the eye). Its job is to focus light that passes through the eye in order to deliver a clear, sharp... A cataract is a clouding in the lens of the eye. This lens lies behind the iris (the coloured part of the eye) and the pupil (the black centre of the eye). Its job is to focus light that passes through the eye in order to deliver a clear, sharp...

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By Alina Zeldovich

In the field of Ophthalmology there sure are some funky words. One of them is Pterygium. Before we get up close and personal with this condition, let’s learn how to pronounce Pterygium. Ok, now that you can say it, what IS Pterygium? What is Pterygium of the Eye? In plain... In the field of Ophthalmology there sure are some funky words. One of them is Pterygium. Before we get up close and personal with this condition, let’s learn how to pronounce Pterygium. Ok, now that you can say it, what IS Pterygium? What is Pterygium of the Eye? In plain...

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By Shanel Sharma
Eye damage from UV rays is a serious matter. As eye surgeons, we see the devastating impact of the harsh Australian sun on eyes all too often. So today we want to bring you some facts and bust some myths about eye damage from UV rays, so that Australians are equipped with the knowledge they need to protect their eyes from the sun.

Eye damage from UV rays is a serious matter. As eye surgeons, we see the devastating impact of the harsh Australian sun on eyes all too often. Yes, we treat a lot of adults in our clinic, because eye diseases and cancers often show up later in life, though they... Eye damage from UV rays is a serious matter. As eye surgeons, we see the devastating impact of the harsh Australian sun on eyes all too often. Yes, we treat a lot of adults in our clinic, because eye diseases and cancers often show up later in life, though they...

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By Shanel Sharma
8 risk factors for developing eye disease that might blow your mind.

When you’re still relatively young – 30s, 40s, even 50s, it’s easy to fall into the trap of thinking “my eyesight is fine, I don’t even wear glasses”. And if you don’t have any troubling eye symptoms, you might think there’s no reason to have regular eye checks or invest... When you’re still relatively young – 30s, 40s, even 50s, it’s easy to fall into the trap of thinking “my eyesight is fine, I don’t even wear glasses”. And if you don’t have any troubling eye symptoms, you might think there’s no reason to have regular eye checks or invest...

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By Shanel Sharma
The best protective sunglasses for Australians have these 4 critical features. How do your sunglasses rate? Do they actually protect your eyes from damage or are they doing more harm than good?

In Australia, we are known for our sunshine and our sunny, hot summers. It’s a gorgeous recipe for beach fun and BBQs, but what is the hot Aussie sun doing to our eye health? It’s not good news. The intense rays of the Australian sun are known to cause: cataracts... In Australia, we are known for our sunshine and our sunny, hot summers. It’s a gorgeous recipe for beach fun and BBQs, but what is the hot Aussie sun doing to our eye health? It’s not good news. The intense rays of the Australian sun are known to cause: cataracts...

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By Alina Zeldovich
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