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

10 Eye Symptoms you should NOT ignore!

When most people have something wrong with them the first thing they “do” is “do nothing” – which seems a bit contradictory don’t you think? But remembering after all that it is human nature to wait and see if things [...]

  • Atropine eye drops can be used to treat myopia in children..


Amblyopia, more commonly known as lazy eye.

  • Aniridia.


Aniridia, literally means "no iris".

  • Astigmatism.


Astigmatism is very common, and commonly misunderstood.

  • Blepharitis.


Blepharitis causes inflammation, redness and crusting of the eyelids.

  • Blepharospasm.


Blepharospasm is an involuntary twitching or contraction of the eyelids.

Carotenoids and the eye: what you need to know

Most people know that diet is linked to health, but many don’t realise that very specific diet choices can reduce the risk of eye diseases such as age-related macular degeneration. As always, prevention is better than cure. Read on to [...]

  • Cataracts.


Cataracts are the most common treatable cause of vision loss in people over 40.

  • Chalazion.


A chalazion, is a pimple like lump in the eyelid.

Chlorsig: is it the best treatment for a stye?

There’s nothing quite like waking up with a stye to make you feel unattractive. Small as it is, a stye is highly visible because it’s right there, smack-bang in the middle of your eyelid. But how do you get rid [...]

  • Coloboma.


A gap in one or more of the eye’s structures that occurs during prenatal development.

Computer eyestrain

Computer eyestrain is a group of eye conditions linked to digital screen use. These conditions include myopia, dry eyes and eyestrain.

  • Conjunctivitis.


Conjunctivitis - or pink eye - is an eye condition that can cause significant discomfort to the eyes.

CONJUNCTIVITIS, RED EYES, PINK EYE: It happens often in Children!

Conjunctivitis in children is often of the contagious variety. Children are typically social creatures, learning how to properly interact with one another through their daily actions. They are often in close contact through daycare, preschool, and in the classroom. Of [...]


Conjunctivitis as you are aware comes in many forms – especially the three most common forms: Bacterial, which can be cleared up with antibiotic eyedrops , Viral, which cannot be treated with drops but will go away on its own, [...]


Conjunctivitis comes in many types. We've mentioned before that we were going to have a closer examination of other types of conjunctivitis. This one is important for contact lens wearers, and those who have stitches (sutures) in their eye, or [...]

Could your cosmetics be causing your red eyes?

Formaldehyde is a recognised carcinogen and health threat and known to cause skin and mucus membrane irritation, as well as red eyes. Yet it is present in many skincare and cosmetic products we use on a daily basis. Should we be [...]

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