How to use an Amsler Grid

By |2016-10-28T15:36:43+01:00June 30th, 2016|AMD Treatment, Eye Conditions, Video FAQ|

How to use an Amsler Grid What is an Amsler Grid? An Amsler Grid or Amsler Chart is a tool eye doctors use to examine vision problems. In particular, eye surgeons can use this tool to help detect Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD). How do use the Amsler Chart? If you think you're at risk of AMD [...]

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Video: How safe is private diabetic retinopathy treatment?

By |2016-10-28T15:36:53+01:00October 14th, 2015|Diabetic Retinopathy, Video FAQ|

Video: How safe is private diabetic retinopathy treatment? In this video I discuss the safety of private diabetic retinopathy treatment. When we treat diabetic retinopathy, they often - and in the large majority of cases - outweigh any risks involved of losing your vision, the worst thing possible is not treating diabetic retinopathy in the timely fashion. When it comes to laser [...]

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Video: How much does laser treatment for diabetic retinopathy cost?

By |2016-10-28T15:36:53+01:00October 12th, 2015|Diabetic Retinopathy, Video FAQ|

Video: How much does laser treatment for diabetic retinopathy cost? In this video I discuss why the costs for diabetic retinopathy treatment vary and what the two possible treatments are. So the treatments for diabetic retinopathy can vary, so the cost for treatments can vary. If we talk about two types of treatment: The first treatment is laser treatment and that's [...]

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Video: How quickly does treatment for diabetic retinopathy work?

By |2016-02-23T11:13:48+00:00October 7th, 2015|Diabetic Retinopathy, Video FAQ|

Video: How quickly does treatment for diabetic retinopathy work? The National Health Service does provide excellent treatment for diabetic retinopathy for the large majority of people. However, it's not necessarily as timely as we hoped. The newer treatments are not necessarily available on the National Health Service and the emerging treatments that are available often take [...]

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Video: Does diabetic retinopathy need urgent treatment?

By |2016-10-28T15:36:53+01:00October 5th, 2015|Diabetic Retinopathy, Video FAQ|

Video: Does diabetic retinopathy need urgent treatment? In this video, I clarify if diabetic retinopathy needs urgent treatment. The treatment for diabetic retinopathy depends on what type of diabetes in the eye you have. Now, if you have swelling in the back of your eye - we call that diabetic maculopathy - and that can [...]

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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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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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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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