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Should my child be doing eye exercises?

In our day-to-day activities, our eyes have to work so we can see. Sometimes, there is a problem or a weakness in our eye muscles and this can cause vision problems, even in children. In this article, consultant ophthalmologist and eye expert Dr Annegret Dahlmann-Noor has explained what eye muscle weaknesses cause difficulty seeing something close-up for children and what parents can do to help.

Multifocal lenses: benefits and suitable candidates

Multifocal lenses are lenses that are placed inside a patient's eye, replacing a patient's natural lens with the aim of reducing dependence on glasses. In our latest article, revered consultant ophthalmologist, Mr Scott Robbie, explains what multifocal lenses are, outlines their main benefits and disadvantages, whilst also revealing who may and who may not be suitable candidates for multifocal lenses.

Why does my child have a coloboma?

Some children are born with a key-hole shaped rather than a round pupil – the technical term for this is coloboma. Usually, the elongated part of the pupil is at the bottom part of the iris, towards the nose. A coloboma is the result of an incomplete development of that particular part of the eye. Renowned consultant ophthalmologist Dr Annegret Dahlmann-Noor details information for parents and carers.

Dry eye syndrome after cataract surgery

Cataract surgery can result in dry eye syndrome and in this condition, the surface of the eye becomes dry due to not producing enough tears. While it’s not a danger to your health, it can be irritating and bothersome. Mr Bal Manoj, a leading cataract surgeon who has performed countless cataract surgeries, explains why dry eye syndrome happens after surgery and how it’s treated. He also offers his professional advice for avoiding dry eye.

Vision correction: an overview of the most common and most effective procedures

There exist a whole host of effective vision-correcting procedures to improve one's overall vision and eyesight. In our latest article, highly esteemed consultant ophthalmologist, Mr Aris Konstantopoulos, outlines and analyses the most common and effective vision-correcting procedures that patients seeking to improve their vision should consider.

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