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Laser Eye Surgery vs Refractive Lens Exchange: A Conversation with A/Prof Chameen Samarawickrama

Laser Eye Surgery vs Refractive Lens Exchange: A Conversation with A/Prof Chameen Samarawickrama When most people think of refractive eye surgery, they typically associate it with laser eye surgery such as LASIK. However, there are other refractive surgery treatment options commonly performed to address vision correction needs. Determining the best vision correction treatment involves considering […]

Rosacea and Your Eyes

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Rosacea and Your Eyes Rosacea is a chronic skin condition that primarily affects the face, causing redness, visible blood vessels, and sometimes small red bumps. The exact cause is unknown, but genetics, immune system dysregulation, abnormal blood vessel development, protein malfunction, and skin or gut microbiome dysbiosis have all been identified as possibly playing a […]

Freedom from glasses – A guide on how to reduce dependency on glasses

Freedom from glasses – A guide on how to reduce dependency on glasses Living with glasses can be a daily challenge for many, from smudges and scratches to intermittent fogging, and then the frustrating search if you misplace your frames! So, it is not surprising when patients come to us looking to break free from […]

Are You Fit to Drive?

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Are You Fit to Drive? Visual requirements for fitness to drive and maintaining a driver’s license in Australia. Driving is a privilege that comes with a set of responsibilities. To ensure the safety of everyone on the road, legal driving requirements are in place, including both the possession of a valid license and the fitness […]

Diabetes and your eye: A retinal specialist’s perspective

Diabetes and your eye: A retinal specialist’s perspective Diabetes is a well-known condition that affects how your body processes glucose. Elevated blood sugar levels can lead to serious health complications if not managed properly, and this includes diabetic eye disease. In this blog, retinal specialist Dr Anagha Vaze discusses the impact diabetes can have on […]

Understanding Inherited Retinal Diseases

Understanding Inherited Retinal Diseases Inherited retinal diseases (IRD) are a group of rare genetic conditions that affect the retina, the delicate tissue at the back of the eye responsible for vision. These conditions are typically caused by mutations in specific genes responsible for maintaining the health and function of the retina. IRD can result in […]

The Cataract Journey: Before, During and After

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The Cataract Journey: Before, During and After Inside your eye, you have a natural lens that focuses light onto your retina. A cataract occurs when this lens becomes cloudy, which affects the light passing through clearly. Cataracts are a common vision problem that can occur at any age and can significantly affect your quality of […]

A Glimpse into the Technology of a Modern…

A Glimpse into the Technology of a Modern Ophthalmology Practice In the ever-evolving world of healthcare, ophthalmology stands out as a field where technological advancements in eye care clinics have significantly improved patient care. At Nexus Eyecare clinic, our fancy equipment is more than just advanced technology, it is the key to preserving and improving […]