9 episodes

This podcast explores topics related to eye health and eye research and answers common questions about eye conditions from Sydney, Australia.

Sydney Eye Podcast | @CabreraMarie Dr Maria Cabrera

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This podcast explores topics related to eye health and eye research and answers common questions about eye conditions from Sydney, Australia.

    The year 2021 in hindSIGHT

    The year 2021 in hindSIGHT

    Dr Maria Cabrera-Aguas chats with Prof Stephanie Watson, a corneal specialist and the head of the Corneal Research Group at the University of Sydney, Save Sight Institute, and the Head of the Corneal Unit at the Sydney Eye Hospital about the lessons dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic in our research group in 2021, and the challenges for corneal research and our research projects for 2022.Interested in joining the Keratoconus and/or Dry eye registries? · R...

    • 24 min
    The first international Dry Eye Registry

    The first international Dry Eye Registry

    Dr Maria Cabrera-Aguas chats with Pauline Khoo, a Clinical Researcher at the University of Sydney, Save Sight Institute about the world’s first international dry eye registry The dry eye registry records patient outcomes, generates benchmarking reports to improve your patients’ dry eye outcomes and generates anonymised reports comparing clinicians’ patient outcomes with those of your peers.Interested in joining the registry? Request access at https://frbresearch.org/#access &n...

    • 14 min
    The link between dry eye and breast cancer treatment

    The link between dry eye and breast cancer treatment

    Dr Maria Cabrera chats with Pauline Khoo (@khootweets), a Clinical Researcher at the University of Sydney, Save Sight Institute about the association between dry eye disease and a medication for breast cancer. Dry eye disease is a common condition that happens when your tears are not able to lubricate your eyes. There are many risk factors for this disease including female gender, ocular conditions, autoimmune diseases, association with medications, and the environment. If you have any q...

    • 16 min
    Quality-of-life questionnaire in keratoconus

    Quality-of-life questionnaire in keratoconus

    Dr Maria Cabrera chats with Dr Himal Kandel (@kandelhimal), a Research Associate at the University of Sydney, Save Sight Institute about the importance of a quality-of-life questionnaire in keratoconus. Measuring quality of life, an abstract term, is a bit more complex than measuring length or weight. But a quality-of-life questionnaire can allow us to measure it in a scientific way to find out how keratoconus treatments and disease progression are impacting people’s quality of life. If ...

    • 18 min
    A glimpse on a new technology for corneal surgery

    A glimpse on a new technology for corneal surgery

    Dr Jackie Tan chats with Dr Maria Cabrera about a new technology to seal corneal wounds without stitches. If you have any questions, comments or suggestions please send them to sydeyepodcast@gmail.comThe Transcript is available in the 'Transcript' tab on this page.Connect with Dr Jackie Tan:Email: jtan8777@uni.sydney.edu.au Twitter: @drjacktan Don't forget to listen to our previous episodes -->Ep4: Eye injury registryEp3: Herpes Simplex KeratitisEp2: Antimicrobial resistance in ...

    • 19 min
    Eye injury registry

    Eye injury registry

    Eye injuries are the main cause of vision loss in one eye worldwide.Annette Hoskin chats with Dr Maria Cabrera about the creation of an eye injury registry to understand when and where eye injuries happen, and better understand how we can manage those eye injuries.If you have any questions, comments or suggestions please send them to sydeyepodcast@gmail.comThe Transcript is available in the 'Transcript' tab on this page.Connect with Annette Hoskin:Email: annettehoskin@yahoo.com.auTwitter:&nbs...

    • 28 min

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