Ophthalmology Services and Oculoplastic Surgery
Mid North Coast Eye Clinic has longstanding practices in Port Macquarie, Taree, Coffs Harbour and Grafton.
Since 1999, we have been specialising in Ophthalmology Services and Oculoplastic Surgery. By staying at the forefront of new medical developments, we provide patients with the security that they are in good hands when they walk into our eye clinic.
Mid North Coast Eye Clinic has a strong commitment to advancing the practice of ophthalmology and delivering the highest quality outcomes. We carry out eye tests, diagnose, treat all eye diseases and perform eye surgery with specialty in small incision cataract surgery.
Specialist in the treatment of Cataracts using an innovative measuring equipment (Swept Source Optical Coherence Tomography) to achieve precise eye measurements. Our innovative technology can assess and improve eye health, achieving the best possible outcomes for patients.
DIABETIC EYE DISEASE TREATMENT
This is a group of eye problems that can affect people who have diabetes. Conditions include diabetic retinopathy, diabetic macular edema, cataracts and glaucoma. Over time, diabetes can cause damage to the eyes, leading to poor vision or even blindness.
Pterygium: A non cancerous red, fleshy growth arising from the conjunctiva, clear tissue covering the white of the eye, typically wedge shaped arising from the nasal side, and growing towards the centre of the cornea, clear window covering the front of the eye.
Caused by ultraviolet light exposure and causing irritation, burning and stinging, worse in windy conditions.
Dr. Young performs pterygium surgery with application of a conjunctival graft to prevent recurrence under local anaesthetic with sedation.
OCULOPLASTIC TREATMENT & SURGERY
Mid North Coast Eye Clinic provides oculoplastic treatment for droopy eyelids and eyebrows, eyelid malposition, eyelid cancers, globe cancers and watery eye. We use conventional surgery and the Ellman Radio Surgical process for oculoplastic surgery.
PTOSIS / BLEPHAROPLASTY
Dr. Ivan M. Young performs upper eyelid levator muscle surgery by strengthening the muscle. Lid drooping can also be improved by removing skin or fat tissue from the upper lid.