At the Visioncare Medical Eye Centre, we have access to the latest and most advance optical technology, allowing our highly trained optometrists to provide you with the most comprehensive eye test for your optical needs.

Common Eye Conditions


Astigmatism is a very common focussing problem of the eyes. Many people who wear glasses have some degree of astigmatism. It occurs when the cornea or lens of the eye isn’t a perfectly rounded shape.


A cataract is a clouding of the part of your eye called the lens. It is normally clear but as the years go by it is not unusual for it to become hazy.

Dry Eye

Dry eye syndrome is a condition where your eyes do not make enough tears or your tears evaporate too quickly.

Vitreous Detachment

This is a change in your eye which does not normally cause sight loss. It is very common and most of us will develop it at some point in our lives.

Macular Degeneration

Is an eye condition which affects the central part of your retina which is called the macula. It causes changes to your central vision which can make some everyday tasks difficult.


Glaucoma is an eye condition where your optic nerve is damaged by the pressure of the fluid inside your eye. Most types of glaucoma have no symptoms, so a regular eye test is the only way to know you have the condition.

Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetes can affect your eyes in a number of ways. The most serious eye condition related to Diabetes is diabetic retinopathy. Early diagnosis is vital. Most sight-threatening diabetic problems can be managed if treatment is carried out early enough.


Floaters and flashing lights are usually symptoms of an eye condition call posterior vitreous detachment (PVD). Although it can cause some frustrating symptoms, PVD does not cause pain, harm the eye, or change the way the eye works.

Retinal Detachment

A retinal detachment happens when the retina separates from the back of the inside of your eye. If a retinal detachment isn’t detected or treated quickly it may result in a loss of some or all the vision in your eye.

Red Eye

A red eye can be alarming, but is often just a sign of a minor eye condition, such as conjunctivitis or a burst blood vessel. If it’s painful, there may be a more serious problem.


Squint is an eye condition, where the eyes do not look in the same direction. This means that one eye may not focus on an object someone is looking at.