Entries by NQ Eye Admin

Christmas Closure Dates

Merry Christmas from the team at NQ Eye Specialists! We will be closed from 12pm on Friday 21st December and will return at 9am on Monday 7th January. Thank you for your ongoing support in 2018. 

$80 million investment in eye medication

The Australian Government will invest $80 million in eye medications through the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS), effect from tomorrow.  Patients who suffer decreased vision as a result of blocked veins in the retina due to a condition known as retinal vein occlusion (RVO) are now able to access subsidised medication which is prescribed by their […]

AUSCRS 2018

The team at NQ Eye Specialists have been busy attending training with the Australian Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons. We were lucky enough to ride the wave in Noosa, to help provide our patients with the best possible outcomes. This conference enabled us to further our professional development with advice from the experts in […]

IPL Treatment for Dry Eye Disease

Dry eye disease is a multifactorial disease that comprises of many different components. Meibomian Gland Dysfunction is a condition where the glands that produce the top layer of your tear film become blocked. When the top layer of the tear film is compromised the tears evaporate, this is called Dry Eye. When the glands become […]

Ophthalmology on the road

Dr Goodwin and NQ Eye Specialists were featured in this months latest Mivision magazine  recognising their rural outreach clinics. For more information click the link below. http://www.mivision.com.au/making-your-way-in-a-country-practice/

Corneal Cross-Linking

Keratoconus is a condition of the Cornea which causes the shape of the Cornea to change from a regular and spherical shape to a more conical shape. Collagen fibres within the cornea usually provide structure and strength to the cornea. In Keratoconus they are abnormal and cause the structure of the cornea to be weakened. […]

Macular Degeneration Week 21-27 May 2018

May 21-27 is Macular Degeneration week. It is a week that allows us to reflect on all Australians suffering with Macula disease. This week increases awareness of all macula diseases including age-related Macular degeneration, Diabetic eye disease and other diseases of the macula. Macular degeneration is responsible for 50% of blindness across the general population. […]