Video: How long does it take till I can see results of the Age-Related Macular Degeneration treatment?

By |2016-10-28T15:36:55+01:00August 31st, 2015|AMD Treatment, Video FAQ|

Video: How long does it take till I can see results of the Age-Related Macular Degeneration treatment? In this video I discuss how long it takes till you can see the results of your Age-Related Macular Degeneration treatment. Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration is effectively treated with monthly injections and there are groups of patients who respond to treatment [...]

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Video: Do I have to repeat the Age-Related Macular Degeneration treatment?

By |2016-10-28T15:36:55+01:00August 26th, 2015|AMD Treatment, Video FAQ|

Video: Do I have to repeat the Age-Related Macular Degeneration treatment? In this video I talk about the repetition of the Age-Related Macular Degeneration treatment and I am explaining why doing it privately may be better for you. Well, wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration has been revolutionised by this treatment. Unfortunately we haven't managed to get treatment that's one-off. The medicine that [...]

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Video: Is Age-Related Macular Degeneration treatment painful?

By |2016-02-23T11:13:49+00:00August 24th, 2015|AMD Treatment, Video FAQ|

Video: Is Age-Related Macular Degeneration treatment painful? In this video I am clarifying that you won't feel any pain during the wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration treatment. Again this is a very common question and we treat Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration by delivering a medicine which blocks the blood vessel growth directly into the back of the eye. Now that's quite difficult [...]

Can I still drive if I have cataracts?

By |2016-10-28T15:36:55+01:00August 20th, 2015|Cataract Surgery|

Last week I told one of my private patients that they had cataracts in both eyes and would benefit from private cataract surgery. They agreed to this but wanted to know whether they could still drive before the operation.

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Video: How does the Age-Related Macular Degeneration treatment work?

By |2016-10-28T15:36:55+01:00August 19th, 2015|AMD Treatment, Video FAQ|

Video: How does the Age-Related Macular Degeneration treatment work? In this video I talk about how I undertake the treatment of the different types of Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD). If we talk about Age-Related Macular Degeneration as a condition, there are two types: The dry and the wet. In general, the dry form takes many months - if not [...]

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Can your diet have an effect on cataracts?

By |2016-10-28T15:36:55+01:00August 18th, 2015|Cataract Surgery|

Some of my patients ask me whether there are any lifestyle modifications they can make that could reduce their chance of getting cataracts. I have mentioned that stopping smoking and more exercise has some benefits but one patient yesterday asked me specifically about diet.

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Video: How fast does Age-Related Macular Degeneration get worse?

By |2016-10-28T15:36:55+01:00August 17th, 2015|AMD Treatment, Video FAQ|

Video: How fast does Age-Related Macular Degeneration get worse? In this video I explain how fast Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) can get worse and what you have to do to avoid vision loss. Generally that is not the case, we do have a small number of patients who develop very mild wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration who can [...]

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Having cataract surgery may make you sleep and think better

By |2016-02-23T11:13:49+00:00August 14th, 2015|Cataract Surgery|

Having cataract surgery may make you sleep and think better One of the obvious major benefits of cataract surgery is better vision and I have also discussed lesser known benefits such as a lower likelihood of having a fall or a hip fracture after cataract surgery. I was most interested to come across a recent [...]

Can I have both my cataracts done on the same day?

By |2016-10-28T15:36:56+01:00August 13th, 2015|Cataract Surgery|

This has been a topic of controversy for eye surgeons in recent years. There are a few patients who ask whether they can have both their cataracts removed on the same day. This approach is called immediate sequential bilateral cataract surgery (ISBCS).

Video: Can Age-Related Macular Degeneration get better without treatment?

By |2016-10-28T15:36:56+01:00August 12th, 2015|AMD Treatment, Video FAQ|

Video: Can Age-Related Macular Degeneration get better without treatment? In this video I discuss if Age-Related Macular Degeneration can get better without any treatment, and what is the problem with not treating wet AMD. If we can pick up your wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration early we can treat you very effectively. Partly because there are small blood [...]

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