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Dr Peter Chau is a highly experienced Eye Surgeon who specialises in:-

  • CATARACT SURGERY
  • MEDICAL RETINA (ESPECIALLY AGE RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION)

He has been performing CATARACT SURGERY in private practice since the 1990s.

Over the years he has performed thousands of cataract operations.

Currently he performs many hundreds of cataract operations per year.

In 2012 FEMTOSECOND LASER ASSISTED CATARACT SURGERY became available. This has many advantages over previous conventional surgery.

AGE RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION (AMD) is one of several MEDICAL RETINAL DISEASES which are treated with injections of very specific and powerful medicine (anti VEGF agents) into the affected eye. The visual results are very good if the disease is detected early.

Age related Macular Degeneration is one of the most common causes of blindness in modern society.

In the past, AGE RELATED MACUALAR DEGENERATION caused visual disability in individual patients. It also affected families and society in general. It was an issue of public health. It affected age care facilities.

Other MEDICAL RETINAL DISEASES treated with anti-VEGF agents include:

  • Diabetic Macular Oedema (DME)
  • Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy (PDR)
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion (CRVO + BVO)