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Corneal Disease
Corneal Disease
Corneal diseases can occur for a number of reasons; genetics, age, accidental damage and degenerative disease can all contribute to the development of corneal disease....
Corneal Ulcers
Corneal Ulcers
Corneal ulcers are sores that develop on the fluid filled dome seen at the front of the eye. They occur ofte nbecause of infections and dry eyes. Contact lense wearers…...
Diabetes and Eyes
Diabetes and Eyes
Diabetes affects over 2 million people in the UK. It is important to look after your eye sight if you have diabetes. Diabetes can lead to a number of complications…...
Double Vision
Double Vision
A description of the effects, the common causes and the treatment of double vision....
Eye Infections
Eye Infections
There are many infections which can affect the eyes. Some are more common such as conjunctivitis and some may occur as a result of other infections in the body such as…...
Flashes and Floaters
Flashes and Floaters
Many people experience floaters or flashes of light at some time. These are generally not harmful to your eyesight but should always be checked out to make sure. They…...
Hay Fever and Allergies
Hay Fever and Allergies
Many people suffer from hay-fever and allergies but there are a few simple measures you can take to ease the symptoms....
Is a Vitreous Haemorrhage Serious?
Is a Vitreous Haemorrhage Serious?
A vitreous haemorrhage occurs inside the gel-filled interior of the eyeball, usually because of a tear in the retina. Tiny amounts of blood are released but this can…...
Keratoconus
Keratoconus
Keratoconus can begin to develop in your late teens or twenties but it may take some time to be detected, as the condition occurs very slowly over time. Treatments are…...
My Mum Has Macular Degeneration
My Mum Has Macular Degeneration
Age related macular degeneration affects older people but has a devastating impact when it leads to blindness, particularly when sight is lost suddenly....
Nystagmus
Nystagmus
Nystagmus is a disorder of the eye commonly believed to be causes primarily due to communications problems between the eye and the brain or because of other conditions…...
Retinal Vein Occlusion
Retinal Vein Occlusion
Retinal vein occlusion occurs when the small veins that carry blood away from the retina become blocked. These blockages can be caused by blood clots developed from…...
Retinitis Pigmentosa
Retinitis Pigmentosa
Reitinits pigmentosa is a disorder of the retina causing the individual to lose ability to see in poor light, or to experience tunnel vision....
Rosacea in the Eye
Rosacea in the Eye
Rosacea is a condition that affects the skin but occasionally it can spread to the tissues of the eye, causing a mild infection....
What Causes Dry Eye?
What Causes Dry Eye?
Dry eye can mean a number of conditions which affect the amount and quality of fluid in the eye. There are several treatments available which can ease symptoms and…...
What is Graves' Ophthalmology?
What is Graves' Ophthalmology?
Commonly associated with thyroid disorders, Graves' ophthalmology is an inflammatory condition of the eyes that can lead to serious complications if not diagnosed and…...
What is Vitrectomy Surgery?
What is Vitrectomy Surgery?
The inside of eye is made up of fluid called the vitreous and occasionally this fluid may need to be removed to some degree in a process called a vitrectomy....
Why Do Eyelids Twitch?
Why Do Eyelids Twitch?
Sometimes we can feel our eyelid twitching and if we are quick enough we may be able to visualise this in a mirror, but is this condition a cause for concern?...
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