Welcome to our new website

Welcome to our new website

Melbourne eye centre has a new website which went live on Wednesday the 8th of January 2020   The old site served us well for over 17 years but was in need of modernising. This new website makes it easier to find information about our laser eye surgery services....

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Xen gel stent now available in Melbourne

Xen gel stent now available in Melbourne

After a delay in getting TGA approval, the Xen Gel Sten has finally been approved for use in Australia. The stent will get prosthesis listing in mid March and should then be available for all to use. What is the Xen Sten? In one of my previous postings, I wrote about...

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First Cypass patients are implanted

First Cypass patients are implanted

Today I implanted three patients with the new Cypass shunt. All had poorly controlled glaucoma, one on four lots of medication with still a high pressure. I will be seeing them on their first day tomorrow and it is my expectation that they will all be able to at the...

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What is ASLA?

What is ASLA?

ASLA stands for Advanced Surface Laser. It is really no different to PRK. PRK was the original term used to mean a laser vision correction on the surface of the cornea without first creating a LASIK flap. PRK was largely superseded by LASIK due to quicker recovery...

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