Eyelid lumps can appear in many forms and have a range of different causes. While eyelid lumps are generally benign, some may cause symptoms or be bothersome in appearance. Here to provide an expert insight into eyelid lumps is Mr Robert Peden, renowned consultant ophthalmic and oculoplastic surgeon.
The eyes are often considered the windows to the soul, and their appearance plays a significant role in defining one's facial appearance. However, as time marches on, the delicate skin around the eyes can begin to sag, leading to 'drooping' or a 'hooding' effect' that may not only affect one's appearance but also impact vision. An Upper lid blepharoplasty is a transformative solution performed under local anaesthetic, offering a rejuvenated and refreshed look. In his latest online article, Mr Sameer Trikha explores the intricacies of upper lid blepharoplasty, shedding light on how it can address drooping eyelids and restore a more youthful gaze.
Dry eye is a prevalent condition, which provokes irritation and discomfort, interrupting daily life. In the second article of a two-part series, distinguished optometrist Mr Dilesh Makwana discusses the treatment options for dry eye, and explains which home remedies can help to manage dry eye syndrome.
Dry eye is a prevalent condition, which provokes irritation and discomfort, interrupting daily life. In the first article of a two-part series, distinguished optometrist Mr Dilesh Makwana discusses the causes, symptoms and diagnosis of dry eye.
The human eye is a marvel of biological engineering, orchestrating complex processes to capture and interpret the visual world. However, various conditions can impact the delicate structures within the eye, affecting vision and overall ocular health. One such condition is the epiretinal membrane (ERM), a relatively common yet often misunderstood affliction. In his latest online article, Mr Bhaskar Gupta delves into the intricacies of epiretinal membrane, exploring its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and potential treatment options.
Retinal detachment is a serious eye condition that occurs when the retina, the light-sensitive tissue at the back of the eye, becomes detached from its normal position, which can lead to a range of visual disturbances and, if left untreated, may result in permanent vision loss. Renowned consultant ophthalmologist and vitreoretinal specialist Mr Bhaskar Gupta examines the condition, including causes, diagnosis and what happens during retinal detachment surgery.
Cataracts, characterised by the clouding of the eye's natural lens, are a common vision ailment, particularly among the ageing population. Cataract surgery, a highly effective and routine procedure, is often recommended to restore clear vision and improve overall eye health. Consultant ophthalmologist and vitreoretinal surgeon, Mr Serafeim Antonakis provides the answers to your commonly asked questions about the surgery.
Out of the five senses, vision is the most significant. It not only enables us to make sense of the world around us, but it also enables us to take care of ourselves and be safe. In his latest online article, renowned consultant ophthalmologist Mr Aris Konstantopoulos offers his expert insight into both LASIK and SMILE surgery, two of the most popular types of corrective vision surgery.
Selective laser trabeculoplasty, commonly known as SLT, is a medical procedure that plays a crucial role in managing a condition called glaucoma. Leading consultant specialist optometrist Mr Don Williams provides an overview for patients, including an explanation of how it works and what to expect following the surgery.