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  • 22 May - 2017

    Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the most common cause of visual impairment in industrialised countries. In Australia there are over 1 million people with the condition, accounting for 1 in 7 people over the age of 50. It is also… Continue Reading

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  • 02 May - 2017

      Modern eye surgery is in most cases a painless procedure, with discomfort generally minimised both during and after the operation. Local anaesthetic ensures that there is no pain experienced through the course of the operation, whilst a slight eye… Continue Reading

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  • 28 Nov - 2016

    Not only is age-related macular degeneration very common, but its potential to damage sight permanently means it’s important to understand the condition and how we can all reduce our risk of vision loss. Also known as AMD, the World Health Organisation (WHO) ranks… Continue Reading

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  • 09 Nov - 2016

    Dr Chauhan and Vision Eye Institute are pleased to announce the opening of their Boronia clinic specifically designed for patients undergoing intravitreal injection (IVI) for retinal conditions at no out-of-pocket cost (except for PBS prescription charge). At VEI Boronia patients’ injections and… Continue Reading

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  • 08 May - 2016

    Channel 10’s Eyewitness News team visited Dr Chauhan’s clinic in Box Hill last week to find out more about age-related macular degeneration. The star of the piece was Alan Kell, a veteran of 104 intravitreal injections over the last 9… Continue Reading

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  • 20 Apr - 2016

    Research Update: Vision Eye Institute is part of an International Study On Dry Macular Degeneration Following a visit to Los Angeles last year, I am pleased to announce that Vision Retinal Institute Eastern (Box Hill), along with the Centre for… Continue Reading

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  • 20 Apr - 2016

    Nanosecond laser technology features a speckled beam profile which exclusively targets selected, individual cells within the retinal pigment epithelium (RPE). The application of nanosecond laser to the RPE results in the formation of microbubbles around the melonasomes. These microbubbles expand and then coalesce,… Continue Reading

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  • 20 Apr - 2016

    20 years ago, I was researching the world’s first commercially available OCT (Optical Coherence Tomography) scanner for my MD thesis in London. The pictures were grainy, indistinct, difficult to interpret and took a few seconds to take. At that time… Continue Reading

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  • 20 Apr - 2016

    It’s now nearly 10 years since we started injecting people for ‘wet’ AMD and it’s very encouraging that we’re getting better outcomes due to better imaging technology, vastly improved clinical skills of eye professionals and greater awareness of the disease… Continue Reading

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