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When is the right time to have cataract surgery?

Winter 2016 GP Newsletter

Branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO) is a vascular occlusive disease of the retina, caused by thrombotic occlusion of a retinal venule where it is crossed by an arteriole.
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When is the right time to have cataract surgery?

When is the right time to have cataract surgery?

Whilst many older individuals have at some stage been told by their eye care provider that they have cataracts, fewer have had a discussion about the best time to have cataract surgery.
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Blepharitis

Blepharitis

Blepharitis is common in both men and women, and affects all age groups including children. It is particularly common amongst post-menopausal women, which might point to the role of oestrogen in tear formation.
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Microbial Keratitis (Corneal Abscess)

Microbial Keratitis (Corneal Abscess)

Microbial keratitis requires urgent referral to an ophthalmologist. Delay in presentation (of as little as a few hours) can result in corneal perforation requiring surgical management.
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Giant Cell Arteritis

Giant Cell Arteritis

If you are considering this diagnosis, please order an ESR, CRP, and FBC. The combination of a significantly raised ESR and CRP is 97% sensitive for GCA, while raised platelet levels also support the diagnosis.
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Pterygium

Pterygium

Pterygium (surfer’s eye) is a very common condition amongst Australians. Advanced pterygia can cause distortion of the corneal shape, resulting in astigmatism.
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