Video: Can I go blind from diabetic retinopathy?

By |2016-10-28T15:36:54+01:00September 30th, 2015|Diabetic Retinopathy, Video FAQ|

Video: Can I go blind from diabetic retinopathy? Here I answer the question of whether you can go blind from diabetic retinopathy. The short answer is: Yes. And that's the worry; that people do and have done, and have lost their vision. Unfortunately, it's one of those conditions which can lead to total blindness. If you don't [...]

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Does stem cell treatment for age related macular degeneration work?

By |2016-10-28T15:36:54+01:00September 29th, 2015|AMD Treatment|

Does stem cell treatment for age related macular degeneration work? You may have recently read or seen a very exciting news story about the use of stem cells in the treatment of age related macular degeneration as part of a trial at Moorfields Eye Hospital. I thought I would take this opportunity to discuss the [...]

Video: How do you treat diabetic retinopathy?

By |2016-10-28T15:36:54+01:00September 28th, 2015|Diabetic Retinopathy, Video FAQ|

Video: How do you treat diabetic retinopathy? In this video, I give information about the treatment of diabetic retinopathy. The majority of diabetic retinopathy is treated by laser or injections, but there are injections of many different substances. We can inject steroids in certain cases, but the majority of my patients respond very well to [...]

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Who can perform cataract surgery?

By |2016-10-28T15:36:54+01:00September 25th, 2015|Cataract Surgery|

Who can perform cataract surgery? Since the number of cataract surgeries increases every year, there are more doctors performing cataract surgery. With increasing demand, the number of eye surgeons is increasing as well. But who is really qualified to perform this operation? Doctors who are specialised in eye surgery are able to perform cataract surgery [...]

Video: What are the symptoms of diabetic retinopathy?

By |2016-10-28T15:36:54+01:00September 23rd, 2015|Diabetic Retinopathy, Video FAQ|

Video: What are the symptoms of diabetic retinopathy? In this video, I explain how we know if you have diabetic retinopathy. This is an interesting question. Symptoms of diabetic retinopathy often not there. That's why we have to look at patients on a regular basis to make sure that they don't develop problems that can [...]

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Video: What is diabetic retinopathy?


By |2016-10-28T15:36:54+01:00September 21st, 2015|Diabetic Retinopathy, Video FAQ|

Video: What is diabetic retinopathy? In this video, I explain diabetic retinopathy. Diabetic retinopathy is a condition of the retina - and that's the film at the back at the eye. And the film at the back at the eye is nourished by blood vessels. And in diabetes you have high levels of sugar. If you [...]

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Why does cataract surgery cost what it does?

By |2016-02-23T11:13:48+00:00September 18th, 2015|Cataract Surgery|

Why does cataract surgery cost what it does? Cataract surgery is the most common surgical procedure in the world. As ageing typically causes cataracts, they are very common. The costs of cataract surgery varies between £1,200 and £3,450 per eye in UK, and will often be more expensive in London than in other areas. The [...]

Video: How am I tested to be found suitable for Age-Related Macular Degeneration treatment?

By |2016-10-28T15:36:54+01:00September 16th, 2015|AMD Treatment, Video FAQ|

Video: How am I tested to be found suitable for Age-Related Macular Degeneration treatment? In this video I explain how you are tested to be found suitable for Age-Related Macular Degeneration treatment. So, if you come to see me for Age-Related Macular Degeneration treatment, your initial consultation will last about hour. You'll come and see [...]

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Video: What are the risks of Age-Related Macular Degeneration treatment?


By |2016-10-28T15:36:54+01:00September 14th, 2015|AMD Treatment, Video FAQ|

Video: What are the risks of Age-Related Macular Degeneration treatment? In this video I am explaining the possible risks of Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) treatment. Age-Related Macular Degeneration treatment is a safe treatment; the idea of having an injection in the back of the eye doesn't sit very well with most people and I spend a lot of time with [...]

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Video: How much does Age-Related Macular Degeneration treatment cost?

By |2016-10-28T15:36:54+01:00September 9th, 2015|AMD Treatment, Video FAQ|

Video: How much does Age-Related Macular Degeneration treatment cost? In this video I discuss how much Age-Relation Macular Degeneration (AMD) treatment costs and what options you have. So when you come to see me for your initial appointment to diagnose conditions such as Age-Related Macular Degeneration. You will get an initial appointment that lasts about an hour. And for my [...]

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