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Dr. Swati Sinkar is a highly experienced ophthalmologist and is renowned for providing exceptional levels of patient-focused care. with a special interest in paediatric ophthalmology, she provides an extensive range of ophthalmology services for adults and children across Adelaide, including cataract surgery, pterygium surgery, eyelid malposition (Entropion, Ectropion, Blepharoplasty, excision of eyelid cancer), glaucoma and squint surgery.

Cataracts refer to cloudiness of the natural lens in our eye, which results in foggy vision due to reduced amount of light passing through the lens. Cataract surgery involves removing the cloudy lens and replacing it with an implant, to restore eyesight.

Pterygium refers to a scar tissue that grows from the corner of the eye and extends over the cornea and towards the pupil. It can cause serious vision concerns if it grows over the pupil. They need to be dealt in timely manner to avoid permanent decrease in vision.

Eyelid malposition is abnormal positioning of the eyelids due to various causes. It is usually caused by relaxation of tissues around the eye mostly due to ageing, but can also occur because of paralysis of the facial nerve (Bell’s palsy), trauma, scarring or surgery.

Paediatric ophthalmology is a specialised field that focuses on detecting and correcting vision problems and eye diseases in children. 

Glaucoma is the name given to a group of diseases that affect the fibres in the optic nerves. It can significantly impact  your vision, and if left untreated, can result in the permanent loss of sight in one or both eyes. 

Strabismus, also known as squint, can manifest itself in a number of different ways and presents in both adults and children. As well as affecting vision, people with strabismus can feel self-conscious about how it impacts on their appearance.