Recap on Diabetic Retinopathy

Posted March 7, 2018

Diabetic Retinopathy As part of this year’s Orthoptic Awareness Week, we are shining the spotlight on some different eye diseases we see as part of our daily practice. The theme for this year’s othoptic awareness week is “Discover the Depths of Orthoptics” and today we are looking at the eye disease, Diabetic Retinopathy. Diabetic Retinopathy is […]

Orthoptic Assessment

Posted March 5, 2018

Orthoptic Tests During your appointment at Sydney Ophthalmic Specialists, you will see one of our Orthoptists prior to seeing the Ophthalmologist. The Orthoptist performs a series of orthoptic tests to assess vision, ocular alignment, eye movements & binocular vision. These diagnostic tests are performed to assess various eye conditions such as strabismus (squint), amblyopia (lazy […]

Orthoptics Awareness 2018

Posted March 5, 2018

Orthoptics Awareness Week 2018 Orthoptics Awareness Week is happening now! March 5th-9th, 2018. It is a week long awareness campaign for both the profession of Orthoptics but also for the importance of regular eye examinations for eye related issues.   What Is An Orthoptist? Orthoptists are university trained eye healthcare professionals. They are trained in […]