Intravitreal Injection

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Intravitreal injection is a procedure where medicines are injected directly into the jelly-like material inside your eye known as the vitreous. Intravitreal injections are a common method to treat retinal diseases such as diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, macular oedema and vein occlusions. This procedure can be performed on an outpatient basis. Your doctor will first […]

Retinal Disease Treatment

For patients diagnosed with retinal disease, at Mosman Eye Centre, our team can provide comprehensive retinal care, offering both medical treatment such as intravitreal injections, as well as surgical treatment such as Vitrectomy, which involves the replacement of gel-like fluid in the eye being replacement with air, gas or fluid. Surgical treatment for Retinal Disease […]

RLE (refractive lens exchange)

RLE (refractive lens exchange) is the most suitable surgical option for age-related vision loss. It is also an option for severe myopia, severe hyperopia and severe astigmatism. RLE is similar to modern cataract surgery, where the natural lens is replaced with permanent intraocular lens. RLE is often recommended for patients over the age of 50 […]

ICL (implantable contact lens)

ICL (implantable contact lens) is a contact lens implanted over the eye’s existing lens. The ICL is a very thin lens similar to a normal prescription contact lens and works in much the same way to adjust and improve vision. ICL has the advantage of being reversible and is used for higher prescription corrections or […]

SMILE (small incision lenticule extraction)

An insight into SMILE Surgery SMILE (small incision lenticule extraction) is the latest advance in laser eye surgery, taking laser eye surgery to a whole new level. SMILE is a minimally invasive, single-step process, with one laser used to cut a precise disc of corneal tissue which is subsequently removed through a tiny laser incision. […]

LASIK (laser assisted in situ keratomileusis)

LASIK (laser assisted in situ keratomileusis) is the most common type of laser eye surgery performed. LASIK’s eye-tracking technology is based on that used at NASA and enables surgeons to track the eye during surgery at several hundred times per second. LASIK involves the use of two lasers, the first to create a small flap […]

PRK – Photorefractive keratectomy

PRK (photorefractive keratectomy) is a type of laser eye surgery used for mild to moderate vision correction. PRK is one of the original laser eye surgeries, however, techniques have advanced over the years and it’s now often referred to as ASLA (advanced surface laser ablation) or Advanced PRK. PRK involves gently removing part of the […]

Laser Treatment for Glaucoma

Laser treatment may also be as effective as eyedrops and used as initial treatment or in combination with eyedrops. MIGS implants maybe performed, particularly at the same time as cataract surgery to lower pressure instead of eye drops. While laser treatments are as effective as eye drops, they tend to wear off over time. MIGS implants […]

Eye Drops & Oral Medications

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A common treatment for glaucoma is eye drops that they take indefinitely, either once a day or twice a day. Sometimes the first drop that you try may not be right for you and your doctor will prescribe an alternative. Some people need to be on 2 or 3 types of eye drops. Sometimes people […]