An intraocular lens (IOL) is an artificial lens that is implanted into your eye to help improve your vision. In this article, Mr Dan Lindfield explains the pros and cons of the different types of IOLs and what to expect before and after surgery.
Clinical research is currently underway to see if gene therapy is effective in treating the condition age-related macular degeneration. One of our eye specialists Mr Praveen Patel explains whether gene therapy is looking promising in curing AMD.
If your vision is getting blurry after having undergone cataract surgery, you might have Posterior Capsule Opacification (PCO) and need further treatment. Mr Colin Vize answers several key questions that patients have along their treatment journey.
If your ophthalmologist has recommended that you have an intravitreal injection in your eye, you may be feeling nervous about to what to expect on the day, including if there is going to be any pain. Thankfully, one of our top eye specialists Mr Praveen Patel explains everything that you need to know and one of his patient's shares their real-life experience of having an eye injection.
Glaucoma is a serious condition that affects your eyesight, damaging the optic nerve and causing loss of vision. We spoke to highly experienced ophthalmologist, Ms Tahmina Pearsall, in this latest article to find out about topical treatments and when the best moment would be to consider surgery.
We are still learning how the coronavirus affects our health, and in particular our eye health. However, our knowledge is rapidly improving with the recent breakthrough of the potentially effective Pfizer vaccine. In this article, Mr Praveen Patel illustrates how the COVID-19 pandemic has presented a unique challenge to age-related macular degeneration (AMD) patients and how they can continue caring for their eye health during these tough times.
As we get older our vision can become more blurry or misty. We spoke to highly established ophthalmologist (based in London & Horley), Ms Tahmina Pearsall, about complex cataract surgery and found out when the best time is to have this surgery. We learnt about what happens at a consultation and some key details about the surgery used to treat cataracts. We found out whether cataracts can come back after the procedure.
Atropine is used for treating myopia, but can it cure it? We found out about the clinical trials that have been carried out and what they have proven. In this article, we spoke with leading ophthalmologist Dr Annegret Dahlmann-Noor to find out the adverse effects of atropine drops, why myopia occurs and how effective atropine is at stopping myopia.