Entries by Dr B. Swamy

Can a laser pointer hurt your eyes?

A 15 year old boy was referred with a 3 day history of blurry vision in his left eye. On examination his vision was 6/5 in his right eye and 6/18 in his left eye. Anterior segment was unremarkable. Posterior segment examination a normal fundus in his right eye and small focal yellow opacity in […]

Can carrots make you see better?

Can carrots make you see better? Eating a healthy, well-balanced diet which includes eye health foods will be good for overall wellbeing as well as eye health Carrots are one of the many sources of Vitamin A which is essential for optimal eye health. Other rich sources of Vitamin A include milk, fish, broccoli, sweet […]

Hope for diabetes sufferers (video)

More than 1.7 million Australians live with diabetes but what many don’t realise is the effect it has on their eyes.  But a new drug is hoping to help sufferers regain vision and hopefully prevent blindness. Click on the link below to watch the video. https://au.prime7.yahoo.com/n3/news/a/-/local/29860569/hope-for-diabetes-sufferers-video/