Myths of LASIK Surgery Afraid of laser vision correction? Many people are unsure of laser eye surgery due to the many myths and poor information on the internet. We are here to bust the myths and shed some light on laser vision surgery. Myth: The procedure will hurt Our patients say they feel nothing more […]
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About Dr Margaret Kearns
Dr Margaret Kearns is one of Australia’s most experienced general ophthalmologists with subspecialty expertise in cataract and refractive surgery, diabetic retinopathy and treatment of other retinal problems. She is a Visiting Medical Specialist at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and has served as head of the Department of Ophthalmology.
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Survey: Australians lack awareness of UV risk to eye health The mainstream media’s focus on blue light filters and consumer confusion may be contributing to Australian’s poor understanding of the risks associated with ultraviolet (UV) light exposure. According to a national survey conducted by Carl Zeiss Australia, many Australians do not recognise the full effect […]
Researchers at Google say a new application of AI shows whether a patient’s eyes point to high blood pressure or risk of a heart attack or stroke.
Refractive surgery for the over 50’s : A presentation on Refractive Surgery for the over 50s, their refractive options which have changed with age – the risks as well as the benefits Presented by: Dr Margaret Kearns – Ophthalmic Surgeon – FOCUS Eye Centre Presented at: “Ophthalmology Update” October CPD event – FOCUS Eye Centre
“Cataract Surgery after Laser Refractive Surgery” at Australasian Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Annual Meeting July 2013 by Dr Margaret Kearns (presenter), Dr Richard Smith (co-author) Abstract: This study examined refractive outcomes of cataract surgery in subjects who had previously had laser vision correction. In these cases it is more difficult to predict correct IOL power pre-op. […]
The macula is a small central area of the retina. Structures in the macula are specialised for high acuity vision. The macula is important for reading, driving, recognition of faces and fine detail.
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