Binetter Eye Centre

Uncategorized

According to the Glaucoma Organization of Australia, almost 300,000 Australians have glaucoma, and about 50% of this number are unaware. With glaucoma being the major cause of blindness among Australians above the age of 55, and the second leading cause of blindness worldwide according to...

Double vision, also known as diplopia, is the perception of two overlapping or separate images of a single object when you should only be seeing one image. This eye condition can affect your balance and ability to read....

Suffering from eye floaters may affect many aspects of your life, from reading, driving a car or undertaking any activities that require total visual accuracy. In this article, we're going to look at several causes leading people to experience eye floaters in their eyes as well...

What is blepharitis?Blepharitis is a common ophthalmic condition where the eyelid becomes inflamed. The ensuing redness, swelling and irritation is characteristic of the condition. It is not infectious and does not compromise eyesight. Episodes can be recurrent and chronic blepharitis can cause long term alteration of...

Often, when we think of 20/20 vision, thoughts of brain surgeons, nuclear physicists or rocket scientists spring to mind. However, 20/20 vision is not a measure of intellect or even ‘vision’ but rather of visual acuity....

Diabetic eye disease is formally known as diabetic retinopathy. This progressive disease process is driven by diabetes and attacks the tiny network of blood vessels in the retina at the back of the eye....

A conjuctival pterygium, also known as surfer’s eye, is a triangular, fleshy, non-cancerous growth. The cause of this condition remains unclear but its geographic distribution points to a number of contributing factors including prolonged UV light exposure and exposure to wind, sand and dust....