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Don’t lose sight of what matters: macular degeneration

Macular degeneration, also known as AMD, is often a part of aging. The macula, the part of the eye responsible for clear vision, will lose function over time resulting in distorted or blurred vision. Esteemed consultant ophthalmologist Dr Rupal Morjaria, based in Birmingham, outlines the important details to be aware of, such as the symptoms and causes. Dr Morjaria also discusses the two types; wet and dry, and explains how you can proactively keep your eyes healthy as you get older.

Minimise the risk of developing AMD

Age related macular degeneration (AMD) is an eye condition that's highly-treatable and there are various ways to lessen the risk of developing a problem which can lead to vision loss. Miss Sengal Nadarajah, a leading consultant ophthalmologist based in Surrey and Worthing, takes a look at AMD in this informative article. She considers early warning signs and causes, as well as providing useful treatment and lifestyle advice. Read on to find out more.

Squint: a clear and straight-forward look at the condition

‘Squint’ has two meanings; to focus on something with eyes partially closed to see it clearly or, medically, to have eyes that don’t look in the same direction. Squint, or strabismus, is a condition that causes much confusion and can often be difficult to diagnose. Esteemed London-based consultant ophthalmic surgeon Mr Danny Morrison explains what exactly the condition is and more.

Surgery and outcomes for cataracts in patients with age-related macular degeneration

Cataracts and age-related macular degeneration are two of the most common causes of vision impairment among elderly people worldwide. When combined, they can result in severe vision loss which significantly affects quality of life. Mrs Kapka Nenova, highly esteemed consultant ophthalmologist, explains what is the difference between the two eye conditions and how they are treated when they occur at the same time.

Blurred lines? All about macular degeneration

Macular degeneration (AMD), or age-related macular degeneration, can lead to blurriness or loss of sight in the central field of vision. There are ways to slow down and even reverse any vision loss that people may have, despite AMD being a natural occurrence. Here to offer a detailed insight to the condition, particularly regarding slowing down of AMD is highly experienced consultant ophthalmic surgeon Mr Allaaeldin Abumattar.

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