Understanding Inherited Retinal Diseases

Understanding Inherited Retinal Diseases Inherited retinal diseases (IRD) are a group of rare genetic conditions that affect the retina, the delicate tissue at the back of the eye responsible for vision. These conditions are typically caused by mutations in specific genes responsible for maintaining the health and function of the retina. IRD can result in […]

Diabetes and your eye: A retinal specialist’s perspective

Diabetes and your eye: A retinal specialist’s perspective Diabetes is a well-known condition that affects how your body processes glucose. Elevated blood sugar levels can lead to serious health complications if not managed properly, and this includes diabetic eye disease. In this blog, retinal specialist Dr Anagha Vaze discusses the impact diabetes can have on the eye […]

Needles and Nerves – Eye Injections Unveiled

Needles and Nerves – Eye Injections Unveiled When it comes to medical procedures, especially ones involving our eyes, it’s normal to feel nervous and apprehensive. This is particularly common for patients experiencing their first intravitreal injection treatment. An intravitreal injection is a medical procedure performed by an eye specialist to treat various eye conditions, most […]

VABYSMO – The new kid on the block

If you, or someone you know, is currently on treatment for macular degeneration or other retinal conditions, you may have heard the buzz about a new medication now available in Australia called VABYSMO.