Although it’s very rare, colour blindness can develop later in life. Diseases or eye conditions can damage the optic nerve or the retina of the eye and lead to acquired colour blindness. Mr Praveen Patel, an internationally recognised ophthalmologist in London, tells us more about this condition.
What exactly is retinal vein occlusion, and why is it sometimes referred to as “eye stroke”? We turned to leading London ophthalmologist Mr Praveen Patel for an explanation.
If you have diabetes then it is vital to have regular eye-checks to monitor whether you are developing diabetic eyes. Leading ophthalmologist Mr Praveen Patel explains why diabetic patients are at risk of the disease and how they can prevent it.
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) affects over half a million people in the UK and is on the rise. We asked internationally recognised ophthalmologist Mr Praveen Patel what is behind this increase and if there is anything that patients can do to reduce their risk.
Low vision is when visual impairment cannot be corrected by wearing glasses or contact lenses. One of the common causes of low vision is macular degeneration (AMD). One of our leading eye surgeons Mr Praveen Patel explains the importance of catching symptoms of AMD early.
Did you know there are two different types of AMD (age-related macular degeneration)? Top ophthalmologist Praveen Patel explains the difference between wet and dry AMD.