Posts in Ophthalmology
Safe Collagen Cross Linking

Painless collagen cross linking. We have invested in the most expensive and advanced collagen cross linking machine available - the Avedro KXL.  Collagen cross linking is a safe and effective treatment for numerous conditions including keratoconus, pellucid marginal degeneration and some corneal infections.  If you have any questions about cross-linking please contact Dr Cronin.

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The Science of IPL

IPL evidence for the treatment of dry eye with Jennifer Craig & Dr Brendan Cronin. A recent article in the prestigious journal - Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science explains the results from a double blinded, placebo controlled trial of IPL for meibomian gland dysfuntion.  The trial supports our clinical results with over 85% of patients having a huge improvement in the quality of the oil(lipid) layer of their tears.  It is great to see an emerging body of scientific evidence for this revolution in dry eye management.  

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Stopping High Myopia - Orthokeratology

Using Ortho K / orthokeratology to stop high myopia with Dr Brendan Cronin, Queensland Eye Institute, Brisbane. People who are very shortsighted (high myopia) can have significant problems with their vision as they age.  Some of these problems can even be blinding.  A new treatment offers hope to children and young people whose shortsightedness is progressing.  Orthokeratology involves wearing a contact lens overnight to reshape the cornea.  This gives the wearer good vision throughout the day without glasses.

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