Ophthalmic Services

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Ophthalmic Specialists and Eye Surgeons Chatswood

Ophthalmology is the branch of medicine concerned with the study and treatment of disorders and diseases of the eye. Chatswood Eye Specialists includes specialists in the areas of ocular oncology, medical and surgical retina, cornea and external eye as well as oculo-plastics, such that there is no intraocular or extraocular tumour that cannot be handled by our expert unit.

At our brand new clinic,  located in the Chatswood Private Hospital building, we have the latest ophthalmology equipment and technology. Our ophthalmologists and eye specialists are leaders in their field. Our highly trained orthoptists are on hand to take you through any tests that may be required during your visit.

Our ophthalmologists are medical doctors who have undertaken additional specialist training in the diagnosis and management of disorders of the eye and visual system. As eye specialists, they can provide the full spectrum of eye care including complex microsurgery.  Our orthoptists are trained to perform investigative testing of eye diseases.

Our team are actively involved in scientific research and continuing education into causes and cures for eye diseases and vision problems as well as the latest treatment options and aids ensuring our patients receive the most up to date treatment and advice.

Our ophthalmic specialist services

Cataract Management
A cataract is a progressive cloudiness that develops inside the lens of the eye. As it develops eyesight becomes more and more blurry, colours lose their brightness and driving at night can become problematic.

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Glaucoma Treatment
Glaucoma is a condition of increased pressure in the eyeball. If untreated it may cause loss of vision, even blindness. It generally affects both eyes although one eye may have more severe symptoms.

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Macular Degeneration
Macular degeneration comprises 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 even recognise faces.

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Retinal Diseases
The retina is the layer of tissue in the back of the eye that senses light and sends images to the brain. Retinal diseases affect this vital tissue which affects vision and, in serious cases, can cause blindness.

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Corneal Diseases
Corneal transplantation is used to treat diseases of the cornea. A corneal transplant involves replacing the diseased cornea with that from a deceased donor.

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Ocular Melanoma
Ocular melanoma (melanoma in or around the eye) is a type of cancer that develops in the cells that produce pigment.

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Oculoplastics
Oculoplastics is a subspecialty of ophthalmology, dealing with the conditions involving the “ski mask” or periorbital area.

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Common Eye Conditions
Open the link for a list of common eye conditions brought in by our patients and treated by our specialists in the clinic.

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