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Correcting a squint (adult)

Strabismus surgery should make your eyes point in the same direction and improve any double vision.

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Entropion and ectropion repair

An entropion or ectropion repair is an operation to correct an eyelid that turns in or turns out. The operation should improve symptoms caused by entropion or ectropion.

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Ptosis surgery (adult)

Ptosis surgery involves lifting your eyelid to improve its position and improve your vision. You should consider the options carefully and have realistic expectations about the results.

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Laser eye surgery

Do you wear glasses? Read about a procedure that can correct your vision by reshaping your cornea with a beam of light – a laser.

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Astigmatism

Astigmatism is may be present from birth, develop as you age, or may be due to injury or disease. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options of astigmatism.

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Cataract surgery

Learn more about this procedure, which involves replacing the cloudy lens of the eye with a clear plastic lens.

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Local anaesthetic

A local anaesthetic temporarily numbs a part of your body. Here's what you should know about 'having a local', and questions to ask your doctor.

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Amblyopia (lazy eye)

The early diagnosis and treatment of amblyopia (lazy eye) with glasses, contact lenses or eye patches can prevent long-term vision problems.

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Corneal transplant surgery

Disease of the cornea causes the transparent outer layer of the front of your eye to become less clear. If other treatments do not help, a corneal transplant can be performed to improve your vision.

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Short-sightedness (myopia)

Short-sightedness, or myopia, is a common eye condition that causes distant objects to appear blurred. Learn how it affects vision and about treatment options.

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