About Your Eyes

Eye Surgery at Sydney Eye Hospital

These DVDs contains information about your eye condition and what happens if you need surgery.

Produced by Sydney Eye Hospital Foundation to help you and your family to better understand the experience.

Narrated by Noni Hazlehurst

A corneal graft

Where is the cornea?
Where does the graft come from?
Will I be awake during surgery?
When can I go home?
When will I see better?

A detached retina

What is a detached retina?
How can surgery help?
Will I be awake during surgery?
When can I go home?
Will I be able to see better?

Tear ducts and eyelids

Why does my eye water?
Can you fix a droopy eyelid?
Will I be awake during surgery?
When can I go home?
Will I have a permanent scar?

Melanoma of the eye

What is melanoma of the eye?
Will I be awake during surgery?
How does radiotherapy work?
What happens on the day of surgery?
When can I go home?

Cataract surgery

What is the cataract?
Will I be awake during surgery?
When can I go home?
When will I see better?
Is there a risk to my sight?

Glaucoma surgery

What is glaucoma?
How can surgery help?
Will I be awake during surgery?
When can I go home?
Will I be able to see better?

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These questions and more are answered in a short film about eye surgery at the Sydney Eye Hospital. Featuring animation explaining how the eye works and actors modelling patients as they step through the process of having surgery.

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