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The Eye Practice
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Eye conditions

Expert insights and information.

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

  • Drusen.


Drusen are toxic waste deposits under the retina.

  • Ectropion.


When eyelids (mostly the lower) turn outwards, leaving your eye exposed.

  • Entropion.


When the skin around the eyelids has lost some of its elasticity and tone

  • Epiphora.


An eye condition that results in watery eyes.

  • Eye strain.

Eye strain

Eye Strain is also known as Asthenopia.

Help! My Chlorsig eye drops are not working…

It’s a common scenario: you develop a red eye; you see your GP or pharmacist; you start using Chlorsig eye drops or eye ointment.  Three weeks later, you still have a red eye – maybe even redder than it was [...]

  • Hyperopia.


Hyperopia is a condition in which distance objects are generally seen clearly, but close objects appear blurred.

Let’s talk about pain: shingles and the eye

Shingles is the disease caused when the chicken pox virus reactivates. It is associated with eye problems, some very serious, but the most debilitating thing is the nerve pain that can persist even after the rash has healed.  Many people [...]

  • Macular hole.

Macular hole

A macular hole is a break in the central part of the macular.

  • Ocular migraine.

Ocular migraine

Visual disturbances can be associated with migraine - with or without the headache.

  • Photokeratitis.


A painful condition that occurs when the eyes have been exposed to ulraviolet light.

  • Pinguecula.


A a small, slightly raised yellow growth that forms on the white of the eye.

  • Presbypia.


A vision condition where by the natural lens inside the eye loses its flexibility.

  • Pterygium.


A benign growth that appears on the white part of the eye.

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