The Eye Practice blog
Hydrops (or corneal rupture) is a rare complication of severe keratoconus eye disease. So much so, that at The Eye Practice, we only see three or four cases a year.
This is not science fiction. In breaking news, scientists working in Newcastle University have discovered a way to build a cornea using 3D bioprinting.
Keratoconus is a disorder of the cornea, the clear front window of the eye. Instead of being nice and smooth, the cornea becomes irregular. This leads to blurry vision.
You know what style of glasses frames you want, so why is it so hard to get it? Well now you can, with Lindberg customised eyewear.
Have you noticed your child squinting their eyes to read signs or watch TV? Early signs of myopia or shortsightedness should be investigated promptly.
Dry eyes are on the increase, with one in four people now complaining of dry eye symptoms to their optometrist. With one of the largest dry eye clinics in the Asia-Pacific, The Eye Practice sees dry eye patients every day.
Are you are using your contact lens solution as an eye drop to lubricate your eyes? If so, you're not alone; this is a common strategy to try and improve comfort.
How dry are your eyes? If they are only mildly dry, you may think they don’t require any treatment. But is that really the case?
It's business as usual for The Eye Practice in our temporary new headquarters - just 26 floors up from where we were.
A diagnosis of keratoconus can be devastating, especially for a teenager or young adult with their whole life ahead of them.
Studies have shown that pregnancy hormones can trigger progression of your keratoconus eye disease. But what does this really mean and what can you do to protect your eyesight?
There is still no ‘cure’ for keratoconus in the strict sense of the word. But latest high tech treatments for this disease are becoming more successful every year.
Keratoconus is a progressive eye condition, typically diagnosed during puberty. It causes a normally dome-shaped cornea (the front of your eye) to become cone-shaped and bulge.
Did you know that problems with multifocals are one of the most common issues with new glasses? Many people struggle to get used to their new progressive lenses, especially if it’s their first pair.
Conjunctivitis, also called red eye or pink eye, is not normally serious, and usually burns itself out within a week or so. But what happens if it lingers around for longer, despite treatment? Find out why your eyes are still red.
When I first developed an interest in keratoconus treatment, I had no idea the journey I was starting out on.