Eye Surgery

What to expect when you have a cataract - From consultation to treatment
If you have concerns about a cataract for yourself or for a loved one, please don't be. They're fairly common eye condition. Most of us develop cataracts gradually over time and they're very much age related. However, some can happen earlier in life or even at birth. Some cataracts...
Understanding glaucoma What is this eye disease
Glaucoma is a disease of the optic nerve head, and it may be associated with raised intraocular pressure. As we get older, the risk of us developing glaucoma also increases and the most common type of glaucoma is what we call primary open-angle glaucoma. The problem is with primary open-angle glaucoma...
How would you treat glaucoma
At the consultation, we'll go through a number of questions both around your eye health and your general health. We'll do a number of tests and investigations. If we find that you're at risk of developing glaucoma or have any signs of glaucoma such as loss of sight or visual...
What happens at a glaucoma consultation
During the consultation we'll go through a full and thorough discussion. I'll go through all your visual needs and see what's affecting your daily quality of life. Having done that, I'll have a look at your eye health and we'll go over your general health as well. We'll then decide...
Refractive surgery LASIK laser eye surgery vs. lens surgery
Refractive surgery refers to a group of procedures which are designed to improve or correct vision for patients who are glasses dependent. Those patients may be short sighted for example or long sighted or they may have astigmatism, which is where the shape of the front of the eye...
What causes dry eyes and how to treat them
Dry eye really relates to patients who come in describing symptoms of maybe stinging or a dry sensation on the narrow eyes particularly when reading or watching TV for extended periods of time when they’re not blinking as frequently. Usually, the problem is related to the quality of the tears...
What is a corneal transplant
What is a corneal transplant? The cornea is the clear window at the front of the eye and it's really important for focusing vision to the back of the eye. Now, in some patients, either the cornea loses shape progressively or suddenly if there’s some trauma to the eye...
EyeMax Lens implant for macular degeneration
EyeMax Lens implant for macular degeneration, EyeMax lens is what’s called an intraocular lens. That's a lens that’s put in the eye at the time of your cataract surgery. The most modern lenses are designed to focus all the light right in the centre of the macula and that's...
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