Cystoid macular edema, also called CME or CMO, is a complication that often follows cataract surgery. In this article, leading ophthalmologist, Ms Theresa Richardson, explains what causes cystoid macular edema, what are the different treatment options, and why cystoid macular edema is often confused with other eye conditions.
If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, you may have heard of diabetic retinopathy, where the condition can lead to blindness. One of our expert ophthalmologists Ms Theresa Richardson, explains what important steps that you can take in order to prevent visual impairment from diabetes.
In patients with chronic eye inflammation (uveitis), cataracts are a common complication because of prolonged use of high-dose steroids used to treat the primary condition. Leading ophthalmologist Ms Theresa Richardson explains why it is still important for patients to use the steroids as it would be more detrimental without.
Many things can irritate your eyes, and all of us will experience the symptoms of pink-eye in our lifetimes. While conjunctivitis or infections are more common causes, a more unusual possibility is that of uveitis. What exactly is this condition? Top ophthalmologist Ms Theresa Richardson explains all.
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a common cause of vision loss as we get older, but, besides ageing, what things put us at risk of developing this condition? And how is AMD treated? In the second part of our interview with leading ophthalmologist Ms Theresa Richardson, she answers these questions.
The leading cause of vision loss in people over the age of 60, age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a common condition in which a small part of the central retina called the macula deteriorates, affecting the patient’s central vision. What is having this condition really like? What are the signs to watch out for? What are “dry” and “wet” AMD? We talked to respected ophthalmologist Ms Theresa Richardson, who answered our questions: