Stem cells, anti-VEGF injections and complement inhibitor drugs are among the most promising options for the treatment of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Here to talk about the newest treatments currently underway for curing this retina disorder is Professor Adnan Tufail, leading ophthalmologist and clinical and research lead at the world-renowned Moorfields Eye Hospital for AMD.
Laser eye surgery is one of the most commonly performed procedures across the globe and is extremely safe. It is important prior to any procedure to be aware of some of the potential complications that can occur. Leading consultant ophthalmologist and laser eye surgery expert Mr Alexander Ionides, who practises in London, highlights some of these risks but emphasises just how safe this surgery is.
What is selective laser trabeculoplasty and what does it treat? Expert consultant ophthalmic surgeon, practising in Winchester and Southampton, Ms Nishani Amerasinghe, shares her expertise on the treatment; what it is, what it treats, and what to expect from the procedure.
Refractive lens exchange surgery, where artificial lenses are implanted, can help to sharpen and improve vision quality. Renowned consultant ophthalmologist Miss Velloor Jayshree Menon gives an expert guide to the different types of intraocular lenses available and the explains what patients can expect from the surgical procedure in this illuminating article.
Macular degeneration, a condition caused by aging, occurs when the retina loses functionality and vision becomes distorted. Esteemed consultant ophthalmologist Mrs Kapka Nenova, who sees patients in East Grinstead, discusses the causes, symptoms, types, and treatment of macular degeneration.
Highly respected consultant ophthalmologist Miss Velloor Jayshree Menon explains the do's and don'ts of recovery from cataract surgery in this expert guide with advice on which types of activities to avoid and how to keep the eye clean and safe.
In one our articles today, highly regarded London-based consultant ophthalmologist, Mr John Brookes, details what glaucoma is, what the main risk factors of the eye disease are, and how it is most effectively managed and treated.
Puffy under eye bags or folds in the skin below the eye, also known as malar bags and festoons, can be effectively treated to help to correct the signs of ageing. Leading consultant ophthalmic and oculoplastic surgeon Mr Daniel Ezra gives an expert guide to the available treatment options in the illuminating article.
Treatment for glaucoma is usually divided into three options: eye drops, laser treatment and glaucoma surgery. Here to provide an expert insight into laser treatment for glaucoma is renowned consultant ophthalmologist, Mr Saab Bhermi.
A serious condition that can develop if one has diabetes is diabetic retinopathy. It occurs when the retina is damaged by burst blood vessels. Leading consultant ophthalmologist Mr Alistair Laidlaw, who practises in London, explains the condition in more depth and discusses how it can be detected and managed.