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Here at the Harley Day Surgery, Dr Peter Martin provides surgical treatment for ptosis, often referred to as ‘eye lift surgery’. So what is ptosis? Ptosis refers to permanent drooping of the upper eyelid. The condition occurs when the muscle called the levator is unable to fully lift from the eye. Ptosis causes Ptosis can […]

Posted on 21 Sep 2015 In: News and Updates

What is an orbital fracture?

An orbital fracture is a broken bone in the eye socket. It involves the rim, floor (base) of the socket, or both the rim and the floor of the socket. The eye socket surrounds and protects the eye and whilst being fairly thick at the rim, the floor and nasal sides of the pocket is […]

What to think about before undergoing eyelid surgery When considering any form of surgery you need to consider factors such as: why you’re having the surgery, who should perform your surgery, how long the results will take to show, and whether you’ll need to take time off work as a result of the surgery. 6 […]

  What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is a condition where there is an increase in fluid pressure inside the eye that leads to optic nerve damage and gradual loss of sight. In every person’s eye, we have a flow of intraocular fluid. This fluid maintains the shape of the eye and provides nutrition to the ocular […]

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 […]

As we age, the skin around our eyes becomes creased and droopy, while some look considerably more distinguished, others are unhappy with the signs of ageing – which is why cosmetic eye treatment has become so popular…  Ophthalmologist, Dr Peter Martin from Harley Place Day Surgery in Bondi Junction can surgically enhance your eyes to […]

They say your eyes are a window to your soul, but are they also an effective way for diagnosing your past and future health conditions? What is Iridology? Iridology is a naturopathic diagnosis method which speculates the theory that the iris contains nerve fibres connecting through cranial nerves to different parts of the body. The […]

Posted on 27 Feb 2014 In: News and Updates

5 causes of a droopy eyelid (Ptosis)

For those suffering from  a drooping eyelid, also known as  known as ptosis or blepharoptosis, this condition can cause low self-esteem and in more serious cases, can signal severe health problems relating to muscles, nerves, brain or eye socket. Ptosis can affect one or both eyes, where the border of the upper eyelid falls to […]

Posted on 25 Nov 2013 In: News and Updates

Keeping an Eye on Technological Advances

We live in a technologically savvy generation with news at our fingertips, apps for everything and it’s the same here at Dr. Peter Martin Ophthalmologist… Our Harely Place Ophthalmologist Surgery is dedicated to using the most up-to-date technology to ensure we are providing advanced and proactive treatments. Your eyes deserve the best treatment and that […]

Posted on 23 Mar 2010 In: News and Updates

Are Cataracts Affecting Your Sight?

Cataracts can make every day things a pain, and very difficult to do, it can massively disrupt daily activities, and leave you feeling down and have no get up and go about you. If cataracts aren’t removed as quickly as possible, things could be made even worse, so it is best to get them removed […]