Eye Conditions

Mosman Eye Centre provide high quality, patient-centred care in these key treatment areas:

Vision Conditions

Astigmatism

Blurred vision requiring spectacles may be caused by myopia, hyperopia or astigmatism.  Astigmatism is common with at least 50% of …

Cataract

Cataract is a common cause of vision impairment but is completely curable with surgery.

Far Sightedness (Hyperopia)

Hyperopia means you can see distant objects very well but have difficulty seeing objects that are up close.

Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that leads to the slow destruction of the optic nerve at the back of the eye, which then causes vision loss.

Presbyopia

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.

Short Sightedness (Myopia)

Myopia is when people see near objects more clearly, but distant objects are blurry.

Retinal Conditions

macular degeneration

Macular Degeneration

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.

Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy occurs when blood vessels in the retina change, affecting your central vision.

Eye floaters

Eye Floaters & Flashes

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.

Uveitis

Vascular Occlusions

Corneal Conditions

Dry Eyes

Dry eye occurs when the eye does not produce tears properly, or when the tears are not of the correct consistency.

Keratoconus

Keratoconus is a progressive eye disease that causes a thinning of the cornea, the clear front surface of the eye.

Pterygium

A pterygium is a lump of tissue that grows over the cornea. It usually occurs on the nose side of the eye.

Corneal Abrasion & Ulcers

A corneal abrasion is when there has been some form of physical trauma to the eye which has impacted the …

Corneal Dystrophy

What is Corneal Dystrophy? Treatments: Specialists covering this condition: Dr Tanya Trinh

Eye Socket (Orbit) Conditions

Eye Socket – Thyroid Eye Disease

The thyroid gland located in the neck, produces thyroid hormones that helps regulate our metabolism.

Orbit Tumours

The orbit (eye socket) is shaped like an ice cream cone, with the eyeball at the front and the orbit …

Orbital Infections

The orbit (eye socket) is shaped like an ice cream cone, with the eyeball at the front and the orbit …

Eyelid & Skin Conditions

Blepharoplasty

During blepharoplasty or lid reduction surgery a variable amount of skin, muscle and orbital fat is sculpted or repositioned to alter the contour and shape of the eyelids.

Skin Cancer

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 Lid Conditions

The region around our eyes is perhaps the most visually significant part of the face. This intensely expressive area is …

Ptosis

Ptosis means to droop. In ophthalmology, it refers to the drooping of the upper eyelid.

Entropion & Ectropion

Ectropion describes the turning out of the eyelid so that the inner surface (“conjunctiva”) of the eyelid is exposed to the air.

Tear Duct Conditions

Watery Eyes / Blocked Tear Ducts (Adults & Children)

There are a number or tear duct issues that can occur in both adults and children, causing varying degrees of watery eyes symptoms.

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