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Why the UK needs private cataract surgery [Slideshow]

By |2016-11-28T10:00:12+00:00April 27th, 2016|Cataract Surgery, Slideshow|

Why the UK needs private cataract surgery We created this audible slideshow to present the content from this post: Why the UK needs private cataract surgery in a different way. We hope you enjoy it, and share it among your friends and family.

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What tests do I need before cataract surgery?

By |2016-10-28T15:36:46+01:00April 26th, 2016|Cataract Surgery|

What tests do I need before cataract surgery? This is a common question I get asked by many patients who know they have cataracts and want to have cataract surgery. I wanted to provide a comprehensive list of what I think are essential tests before cataract surgery and the reasons why. A test for your existing glasses [...]

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What to do after cataract surgery [Infographic]

By |2016-11-28T09:53:01+00:00April 22nd, 2016|Cataract Surgery, Infographic|

What to do after cataract surgery Cataract surgery always comes with a lot of questions. Thinking about what to expect after the cataract operation, you might wonder which activities you are advised to avoid while recovering from your operation. Are you allowed to drive? Can you use make-up? What about common sports activities such as swimming? Your [...]

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Who can perform cataract surgery? [Slideshow]

By |2016-11-28T10:00:25+00:00April 20th, 2016|Cataract Surgery, Slideshow|

Who can perform cataract surgery? We created this audible slideshow to present the content from this post: Who can perform cataract surgery? in a different way. We hope you enjoy it, and share it among your friends and family

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What is central serous retinopathy?

By |2016-10-28T15:36:46+01:00April 19th, 2016|Other Retinal Conditions|

What is central serous retinopathy? Central Serous Retinopathy (CSR) is an eye condition, which can cause temporary visual impairment that usually affects one eye. It is a disorder of the retina characterised by the build up of fluid within the macula (the central part of the retina). Symptoms Patients describe a rapid onset blurring of [...]

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Stem cells used to treat children’s cataracts

By |2016-10-28T15:36:46+01:00April 15th, 2016|Cataract Surgery|

Stem cells used to treat children’s cataracts The recent publication of a study from China and the USA, in the journal Nature, is one of the most exciting new stories in the world of cataract medicine. The study contains the use of stem cell regeneration of lenses in children who had congenital cataract. (1) I [...]

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Blind before you get to Mars

By |2016-10-28T15:36:46+01:00April 12th, 2016|Eye Conditions|

Blind before you get to Mars British astronaut Tim Peak has now spent 100 days in space. He is expected to remain in space for a total of 6 months. The effects of space on the human body have been well documented. The severe side effects on the body include stomach churning motion sickness, muscle [...]

Fighting sight loss

By |2016-10-28T15:36:46+01:00April 5th, 2016|AMD Treatment|

Fighting sight loss - with a vitamin blast on the NHS According to recent research a vitamin pill that could help halt age-related vision loss is now available on the NHS. This is fantastic news! Prescribing this formulation in certain patients with AMD could stop them progressing to advanced disease and potentially reduce the burden of costly [...]

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