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Education and advice.

Education & advice

Learn more about some of the eye diseases that we encounter at The Eye Practice Optometrists in Sydney's CBD.

Irlen syndrome

Irlen syndrome (also known as Meares Irlen Syndrome) arises from a problem with the way the brain interprets visual information.

Sjogren’s Syndrome

Sjogren’s Syndrome is an autoimmune disease that causes dry eyes and mouth. Symptoms include dry eyes, blurred vision and inability to cry.

Recurrent corneal erosion

Recurrent corneal erosion happens the cornea sticks to closed eyelids during sleep. When the eyes open the cornea is ruptured, or eroded.

Meibomian gland dysfunction

Meibomian gland dysfunction is a common condition where the gland becomes blocked and the oil produced gets thickened or poor in quality.

Optical coherence tomography (OCT)

Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a medical imaging technique that takes an image of the layers behind the retina to see what is going on under the surface.

Eye disease management

At The Eye Practice we manage a range of eye conditions and diseases, from dry eye to macular degenaration.

Eye diseases caused by myopia

Myopia can cause eye disease like cataract, glaucoma and retinal detachment. It happens when the eye elongates, stretching delicate tissues.

Do not smoke

Smoking is not only bad for the lungs, it's bad for the eyes too!

Vitreous Floaters

Vitreous Floaters appear like little moving flecks or spots in our vision.

Uveitis (Iritis)

Uveitis is often a painful inflammation of the coloured part of the eye.

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