Eye Disease

Our surgeons specialise in a range of eye conditions.

Both of our surgeons also specialise in cataract and pterygium surgery.

Dr Johnson is a retinal specialist, specialising in diseases such as macular degeneration, retinal vein occlusions and diabetic retinopathy.

Dr Yuen is a glaucoma specialist, specialising in all types of glaucoma and its treatment. Both of our surgeons also specialise in cataract and pterygium surgery.

Click below for information about some of the
specialised testing available at Northern Eye Surgeons.

Age-Related Macular Degeneration

The eye works similar to a camera. The front of the eye acts as a lens, focussing the light onto the back of the eye.

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Glaucoma is the name given to a group of diseases which all have the final outcome of damaging the optic nerveand permanently impair peripheral vision and sight.

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Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetes affects the very small blood vessels at the back of the eye (the retina). Diabetes causes these blood vessels to leak fluid, haemorrhage (bleed) and block.

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Retinal Vein Occlusions

The light-sensitive tissue at the back of your eye is called the retina. Retinal arteries provide the retina with nutrients, whilst the retinal veins take the blood away from the retina.

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Central Serous Retinopathy

CSR is a condition in which fluid collects underneath the retina at the back of the eye. This results in an elevation of the retina, which affects the vision.

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Flashes and Floaters

Floaters describe the symptom of seeing a shadow moving (or floating) across the vision. Sometimes they are described as a dirty cobweb...

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Inside your eye is a lens. This lens allows light that enters the eye to focus on the back of the eye. 

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A pterygium is a fleshy growth of tissue, which usually extends from the nasal side of the white part of the eye, onto the cornea . 

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Dry Eyes

Dry eyes are extremely common. They cause the eyes to feel sore, gritty and sometimes it may even feel like a foreign body has entered the eye.

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