Eye Care

Two ways to correct ‘Lao Hua’

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Question: I have just turned 50 and reading is getting more difficult. Are there any permanent treatments for presbyopia correction? Answer: Muscles that control the crystalline lens inside an eye automatically relax when we look at faraway objects and contract when we look at small objects close up. This enables the lens to provide the correct focusing power for far …

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“My Mum Nearly Went Blind!”

On my mum’s 59th birthday, we went out for a lovely dinner at Robertson Quay. She loved her Greek food and so we went with the family and grandparents to one of her favourite restaurants. My mum doesn’t work, she stays home, loves to cook and makes the best home cooked food. During her free time, she would knit, read …

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About Cataract Surgery

What to know about cataract surgery Cataracts are cloudy or opaque areas on the lens of the eye. These cloudy areas may affect a person’s vision. Cataracts are slow forming. They usually develop in people aged 55 years and older, though younger people can also develop cataracts. There is no known way to prevent cataracts from forming but wearing sunglasses …

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