The region around our eyes is perhaps the most visually significant part of the face. This intensely expressive area is central to projecting our mood and when we make eye contact it is the first area that we notice. Age-related changes affect the eyelids and the surrounding region, altering our appearance and sometimes how people […]
Unfortunately, up to 50% of Australians will develop skin cancer at some point in their life. Most of these skin cancers occur on the head, face and neck.
Eye floaters are speckling that float around in the eye effecting your vision and they are caused by degeneration of the clear fluid in the eye.
Diabetic retinopathy occurs when blood vessels in the retina change, affecting your central vision.
MD refers to a group of degenerative diseases of the retina that cause progressive, painless loss of central vision, affecting the ability to see fine detail, drive, read and recognise faces.
Hyperopia means you can see distant objects very well but have difficulty seeing objects that are up close.
Myopia is when people see near objects more clearly, but distant objects are blurry.
Presbyopia occurs as part of normal aging and is not considered to be an eye disease. The process occurs gradually over a number of years.
There are a number or tear duct issues that can occur in both adults and children, causing varying degrees of watery eyes symptoms.
If you have a visual problem, the first thing to determine is whether the problem is caused by a refractive error, or if there is an underlying medical condition.