Helping Children with Vision Loss

Posted May 20, 2014

This is an article published in the Autumn 2014 newsletter of The Royal Institute of Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC). This article features a patient of Dr Michael Jones, one of our paediatric ophthalmologists here at Sydney Ophthalmic Specialists. You can access the full article at: Jacob is beginning to explore his world […]

How to protect your toddler’s vision featuring Sydney Ophthalmologist Michael Jones

Posted May 19, 2014

The following article appeared on Woolworths baby and toddler club and features Sydney Ophthalmic Specialists very own kids eye doctor, Dr Michael Jones. He summarises all of the key points that will help ensure your children develop healthy eyes, and also when the right time to visit an ophthalmologist.   Vision problems can be hard […]

Congratulations to Dr Michael Jones

Posted May 5, 2014

We are delighted to announce that Dr Michael Jones has been appointed as the new Head of the Department of Ophthalmology at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead (Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network).  The Department of Ophthalmology at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead is Australia’s largest and busiest paediatric ophthalmology clinic. Michael is following in the footsteps of Dr […]

Bionic eye helps man with retinitis pigmentosa to see

Posted May 5, 2014

Retinitis pigmentosa is a hereditary retinal disease that causes a slow, progressive degeneration of the retina. The light sensitive cells at the back of the eye, called rods and cones, are affected which causes peripheral vision to constrict. Often one of the first signs of retinitis pigmentosa is difficulty with night vision, followed by difficulty […]