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Do intravitreal injections hurt? Read a patient’s experience!

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.

COVID-19 and age-related macular degeneration (AMD)

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.

Cataracts: when should they be treated with surgery?

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.

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