Eye check-ups and procedures can be a scary thought for some. However, it’s highly important to get your eyes tested for conditions such as glaucoma. Mr Vik Sharma highlights why you need to receive treatment for glaucoma and which treatment options may be best for you.
PRESERFLO™ MicroShunt is the new 'minimally’ invasive glaucoma drainage device set to replace traditional trabeculectomy and offer patients a less traumatic alternative. London ophthalmologist, Mr Kin Sheng Lim, explains more about this new procedure.
The cornea is considered the strongest lens in the eye and any alteration with its clarity can have a significant effect on your vision. One of our top ophthalmologists Mr Radwan Almousa explains which conditions may affect the cornea and whether they can be replaced with transplantation.
When glaucoma is left untreated, it can eventually lead to blindness. However, when caught early it can cause little to no disruption to your daily life. In this article, leading ophthalmologist Mr Shabbir Mohamed explains how you can continue to live a normal and full life thanks to available glaucoma treatments.
Years ago, lens replacement surgery wasn't available to everyone, so many patients with poor vision were often denied this treatment. Nowadays, thanks to the advancement in technology, this isn't the case. Mr Vik Sharma, an expert lens surgeon, explains who is now suitable for this procedure and what you should look for when choosing a surgeon.
Thinking about having surgery around your eyes? An oculoplastic surgeon is a specialist who operates on the muscles around the eyes. Read more from one of our top surgeons Miss Mahboub Hawkes on which procedures an oculoplastic expert performs.
Dry eye disease is very common. It can occur because there is reduced tear production or excessive loss of tears through evaporation. It can cause symptoms like watery eyes, light sensitivity, blurred vision or a scratchy feeling in the eye. Mr Shabbir Mohamed answers some commonly asked questions about dry eyes.
Low vision is typically defined as a condition in which a person’s vision cannot be fully corrected by glasses and the level of vision is such that there is significant interference with performing daily activities such as reading and driving. Ophthalmologist Mr Dominic McHugh talks about what causes low vision and what devices are available to help people with vision problems.
Considering laser eye surgery but feeling a little nervous about what happens? We've asked one of our leading ophthalmologists to answer your most common questions about the risks of laser eye surgery below.
The retina is a layer of tissue that lines the inside of your eye. It’s made up of light-sensitive cells that send signals to your brain, allowing you to see. The retina is quite thin, so a tear in it can be serious and lead to a loss of vision. Ophthalmologist Miss Miriam Minihan talks to us about retinal tears.