Laser Eye Surgery and Cataract Surgery in Richmond

With more and more people requiring glasses and contact lenses from an early age, the demand for LASIK and PRK laser eye surgery is also increasing.

Laser vision correction takes away the stress of having to worry about glasses and contact lenses in your active lives. Whilst there are many who get on fine with glasses and contact lenses, there are many others who struggle with them, whether it be during sports or when you’re sitting in front of the computer. Laser eye surgery is a life-changing procedure that gives you naturally amazing vision, allowing you to enjoy life to the fullest.

Dr Joanne Goh performing LASIK Laser Eye Surgery

LASIK Eye Surgery in Richmond

LASIK is the most popular form of laser eye surgery. It corrects a wide range of prescriptions including short-sightedness (myopia), long-sightedness (hyperopia) and astigmatism.

In LASIK, a flap is first created and lifted and the cornea under the flap is then reshaped to correct for your prescription. At the end of the procedure, the flap is put back down. This procedure is painless and full visual recovery is seen as soon as the following day.

LASIK surgery owes its popularity to its short downtime, minimal discomfort and rapid visual recovery. Patients are able to see very well and can return to their usual activities by the next day.

PRK Laser Eye Surgery in Richmond

Photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) is also known as advanced surface laser ablation (ASLA). Unlike in LASIK, no flap is created. The cornea is reshaped directly on the surface, allowing for a completely no-touch technique.

Benefits of PRK for those not eligible for LASIK:

  • A great alternative for those with thin or unusually shaped corneas.
  • May be more suitable for patients with severe dry eyes.
  • PRK may be a better option for those who engage in contact sports as there is no risk of late flap dislodgement.
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Cataract Eye Surgery in Richmond

A cataract is the clouding of the natural crystalline lens of the eye. Cataract formation is a normal part of ageing and is therefore more common in older adults. Younger adults can also develop cataracts and these usually occur due to other risk factors.

The symptoms of cataracts are usually insidious due to its gradual onset. Some of the symptoms include blurred vision, difficulties reading, glare symptoms at night causing difficulties with night driving, and difficulties seeing under low contrast/dim lighting conditions.

Cataract surgery is the only treatment for cataracts. In this painless 20 minute procedure, the cloudy lens is removed and replaced with a lens implant that not only restores your sight but may also remove your need for glasses. There are many lens implants available on the market and discussion with your surgeon will determine the best implant for your visual needs and lifestyle.

Contact Us:

Get in touch today for an appointment

City Eye Surgeons – St. Kilda Road, Melbourne (03) 8080 1082.

Mt Waverleye Eye Surgeons – Stephensons Road, Mt Waverley (03) 8080 1082.

WHY CHOOSE DR JOANNE GOH?

Specialist refractive surgeon
Specialist refractive surgeon
The most important consideration when deciding on your eye specialist is selecting the surgeon with the right expertise, skill and experience. Dr Goh is a leading expert in laser eye and lens implant surgery who has been fellowship trained at international centres of excellence, guaranteeing you the highest level of surgical expertise and care.
Personalised care
Personalised care
Unlike at some larger laser eye clinics, where you may only meet the surgeon on the day of your surgery, you can expect personalised care at every step of your journey. You will be seen by Dr Goh at all of your pre and post-operative appointments.
Customised treatment
Customised treatment
We customise all individual treatments to give you the best possible vision. We also offer a complete range of vision correction options tailored to your needs if laser eye surgery isn’t suitable for you.
Cutting edge, state-of-the-art technology
Cutting edge, state-of-the-art technology
We use the latest, state-of-the-art technology in your assessment, treatment planning and surgery. Your laser eye surgery is performed using the world’s most advanced laser eye technology available on the market, German engineered Schwind Amaris 1050RS excimer laser.
Committed to helping you achieve your goal of 20/20 vision
Committed to helping you achieve your goal of 20/20 vision
We routinely analyse our outcomes using sophisticated eye analysis softwares to continually monitor and refine our calculations and techniques to ensure that our patients achieve the best possible visual outcomes.
Specialised team
Specialised team
We have a team of experienced ophthalmologists each with their own subspecialty expertise enabling us to provide you with holistic eye care.

Booking a consultation

If you’re located in Richmond and would like to find out more about LASIK Eye Surgery, PRK Laser Eye Surgery and Cataract Surgery, please contact us on (03) 8080 1082 to book a consultation or click on the button below to request a call back.