Eye Health Category

Posted on 11 Oct 2015 In: Eye Health

Strabismus: What is it and how is it treated?

Are you seeing double? Dr Peter Martin in Sydney discusses strabismus; what it is, and how it can be corrected. The human eyes are designed to work together as a pair, focusing on an object and sending images back to the brain which are then fused into a single 3-dimensional image, providing us with depth […]

Eyelids that droop over the eyes can be caused by a number of things. Some patients have droopy eyelids because the muscle called the levator won’t fully raise the eyelid from the eye. This is medically referred to as ptosis. Other patients have droopy or uneven eyelids because there’s an excess of skin or fat […]

Are you looking for an ophthalmologist in Sydney that specialises in both medical and surgical eye problems? Dr Peter Martin is a Sydney ophthalmologist residing at Harley Place Day Surgery, Bondi Junction. Specialising in a variety of eye treatments and surgical procedures, Dr Martin has a number of reputable associations with nationally and internationally recognised […]

Posted on 26 Aug 2014 In: Eye Health, Eye Surgery

5 signs you may be developing cataracts

Cataracts – what are they? Before delving into the different signs that could suggest the presence of a cataract, it’s important to first understand what they are. A cataract is a painless cloudy area that is present in the lens of the eye. Cataracts hinder sight because they block the amount of light passing to […]

Do you find that your vision is starting to become distorted and dark? Come see leading ophthalmic surgeon Dr Peter Martin to assess your vision for glaucoma… Glaucoma is a condition affects the connection between the eye (retina) and the brain known as the optic nerve. The optic nerve transmits electrical impulses to and from […]

According to a recent study a common issue of poor eyesight was found as a result of invasive intestinal surgery A recent observational study performed at the Baylor School of Medicine found Vitamin A deficiency and a decreased level of eyesight was the effect of intestinal surgery. These findings were somewhat surprising to medical practitioners […]

Posted on 29 May 2013 In: Eye Health, Eye Surgery

Treat your Ptosis with Dr Peter A. Martin

A drooping eyelid can make you self-conscious about the aesthetics of your face, that’s why Dr Peter A. Martin is passionate about providing ophthalmologist help at his Sydney Practice. Eyes are the most predominant feature on the face and they have the ability to engage and communicate with people around us. When one or both […]

Posted on 29 Apr 2013 In: Eye Health

The Power of Vitamins in Eyesight!

It’s important to make sure that you’re consuming enough natural vitamins in order to maintain your eyesight Most of you have probably heard the old wives tale that carrots can improve your eyesight or night vision. There are also a number of other myths that have been strewn around pertaining to eye health and sight. […]