ABC Reporter Kumi Taguchi reports on PM: “Waiting lists for corneal transplants have been virtually eliminated in New South Wales because of a new method in storing donated tissue.”
To hear the story, featuring Professor Gerard Sutton, click here or on the image to the left.
“Who would have thought that just by having cataract surgery, patients with Alzheimer’s would not only improve their vision, but also their lives?”
A recent article in the International Business Times outlines the positive affects that cataract surgery can have on Alzheimer patients.
Click here or on the image to the left to read the article in full.
Dr Sutton shares:
“A recent LASIK article from the US Navy Refractive Surgery Centre in Portsmouth Virginia reported on the visual outcomes in naval aviators(pilots). These armed forces personnel have extremely high visual needs and expectations. The study involved 548 eyes who underwent LASIK with the femtosecond laser. 98.3% of all short –sighted patients achieved a visual acuity of 6/6 (20/20). 95.6% believed that LASIK had helped their effectiveness as naval aviators and 99.6% would recommend the same treatment to other aviators.”
To read the abstract, click here or on the image above.
Vision Eye Institute Chatswood recently performed surgery on their 80,000th patient. This is her story.
The patient is a 37 year old designer. She came to our practice in December seeking refractive surgery. As an extreme myope of around -10Ds in both eyes her options were limited.
Generally the upper limit of LASIK is considered about -8Ds – this is because of a couple of reasons.
Firstly, at this high level you must…
Am article in the 26th of April edition of mivision quotes Professor Gerard Sutton: A new way of holding corneas that allows them to be kept for up to 28 days has effectively abolished waiting lists for cornea transplants in New South Wales.
To read full article, click on the image to the left or click here.
A case report in Graefe’s Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology ‘Femtosecond laser cataract surgery in phacovitrectomy’ – Dr Dr Gerard Sutton