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Our services

Laser Cataract Surgery

In suitable patients, up to two thirds of cataract procedures are now performed by LenSx at our practice. Patients are choosing LenSx due to its added precision and reliability. Other reasons include the state of the art technology, its application and the comfort and ease of the procedure. The procedure using LenSx is being proven to be as safe as conventional cataract surgery. Read More…

Glaucoma Treatment

Glaucoma is the name for a group of conditions that result when there is too much pressure within the eye, which happens when the amount of fluid entering the eye is greater than the amount that drains away. The high pressure can permanently damage the optic nerve. Read More…

Diabetic Eye Screening Treatment

Diabetes causes damage to the blood vessels in the back of the eye. This can lead them getting blocked or getting damaged and then leaky or bleeding. The longer someone has diabetes, and the poorer their control, the more damage there is.  Read More…

Macular Degeneration

Macular degeneration is the leading cause of visual loss in people over the age of sixty. It occurs when the macula (the central part of the retina) deteriorates. Read More…

Children’s Eye Services

Hobart Eye Surgeons have three orthoptists who provide a range of ophthalmic services for children of all ages. An orthoptist is an allied health professional who specialises in assessing vision and ocular alignment in babies and children and monitoring visual development. Read More…

Oculoplastic Surgery

At Hobart Eye Surgeons we treat disorders of the eyelids, surrounding skin and eye socket. We can repair droopy lower eyelids and heavy upper eyelids (for medical or cosmetic reasons), and help to remove skin cancers and repair the damage they cause. Read More…

Vitreoretinal Surgery

Vitreoretinal surgery, carried out on the retina and macula is a highly specialised procedure requiring a specifically trained theatre team and the use of precision instrumentation. The purpose of retinal surgery is to return patients’ retina to its natural state. Read More…

Dry Eye Treatment

Dry Eye now affects more than 20% of the Australian population, especially people over the age of 45. This condition occurs when your eyes don’t produce enough watery tears, or the Meibomian oil glands in the eyelids are not functioning properly. Read More…

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