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Cornea

The Cornea Unit at the Eye and Ear Hospital manages a whole range of corneal disorders, including corneal infections, ocular surface neoplasias, keratoconus, corneal dystrophies and traumatic injuries.

Corneal Emergencies

This Eye Emergency Workshop lecture was delivered by Dr Laurence Sullivan, Corneal specialist at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital. Password 1234 to play.

Pterygium Excision

A pterygium is a triangular shaped lump of tissue, which grows from the conjunctiva onto the cornea. This video by Dr Elaine Chong (specialist ophthalmologist at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital) demonstrates a new pterygium excision technique that can be performed without the need for a surgical assistant. View only - no downloads.

Keratoconus Information Podcast

The Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA) hosted a Keratoconus Research Update Community Information Forum. Topics included:

“The latest from the Australian Study of Keratoconus” Dr Srujana Sahebjada, Research Optometrist, Centre for Eye Research Australia
“Cross-linking – 2015 and beyond” Dr Elsie Chan, Honorary, University of Melbourne, Consultant Ophthalmologist, The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital
“Collagen cross-linking: Choosing the right procedure for you” A/Prof Vishal Jhanji, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
“Keratoconus genetics research at CERA” Professor Paul Baird, Principal Investigator Ocular Genetics, Centre for Eye Research Australia