Understanding Macular Degeneration: A Comprehensive Guide

Macular degeneration is a common eye condition, with an estimated 39,800 new cases yearly in the UK. Your macular is the part of your eye responsible for central vision and part of the retina (light-sensitive tissue layer) at the back of your eye. Your central vision helps you to read, write, drive, and see pictures…

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Exploring Secondary Glaucoma: Causes And Treatments

Glaucoma is an eye condition caused by a build-up of pressure in your eye. Over time, it can lead to damage to your optic nerve (which transmits electrical impulses from your eye to the brain). This damage can cause changes in your vision, including loss of vision. Secondary glaucoma is what we call any type…

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Types of Cataracts Surgery

Types of Cataracts Surgery   Cataracts are a common eye condition which is characterised by cloudy patches that grow on the lens of the eye, leading to visual impairment. Cataracts usually develop with age, but can also be caused by certain medications, health conditions and injuries.   The only way to remove cataracts is with…

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Causes And Symptoms of Cataracts

Cataracts is a condition that affects thousands of people across the UK. If you — or someone you know — is currently suffering from cataracts, then you may be looking for more information surrounding the condition. In this article, we will discuss the condition in its entirety. What are cataracts? What are the symptoms of…

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Cataract Surgery Recovery: What You Can Expect

cataract surgery recovery

Cataract Surgery Recovery: What You Can Expect If you suffer from cataracts — a common condition in which the lens in your eye becomes cloudy and affects vision — then your doctor may suggest cataract surgery. There are lifestyle changes you can make to reduce your risk of cataracts or to improve your eyesight for…

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Glaucoma Symptoms: All You Need to Know

Glaucoma Symptoms: All You Need to Know Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness. Over 600,000 people in the UK alone have glaucoma, with many more living with the condition who are yet to be diagnosed. When people look online for any medical, surgical or illness-related information, it can often be quite daunting —…

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What Is Glaucoma?

What Is Glaucoma? The Eye Condition Explained Glaucoma is a common eye condition that can cause vision loss and blindness if it isn’t treated early. But what is glaucoma exactly? We take a look at how it occurs and possible glaucoma treatment options. What is glaucoma? Glaucoma is a common eye condition where the optic nerve —…

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Glaucoma Symptoms and Treatments: All You Need to Know

Common Glaucoma Questions Answered: An Interview with Gokulan Ratnarajan (Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon) When people look online for any medical, surgical or illness-related information, it can often be quite daunting and sometimes even inaccurate. At The McIndoe Centre, one of our main priorities is to educate our patients on the procedures we perform. We believe that…

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