Entries by Dr Margaret Kearns

Myths of LASIK

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 […]

UV risk to eye health an Australian Survey

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 […]

Refractive surgery for the over 50’s

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

“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. […]