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Eye Infections 21 Jul 2012 | 04:00 am
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 shingles.
Squint Repair 19 Jul 2012 | 04:00 am
A squint causes the eye to appear to turn inwards and is often due to weakened muscles or as a consequence of some childhood illnesses. Repairs may or may not involve the use of surgery.
My Mum Has Macular Degeneration 4 Jul 2012 | 04:00 am
Age related macular degeneration affects older people but has a devastating impact when it leads to blindness, particularly when sight is lost suddenly.
Questionnaire: Do I Need an Eye Test? 26 Jun 2012 | 04:00 am
Many people don't ever think about an eye test but getting your eyes checked out once a year is a good idea. Ask yourself if you need an eye test.
Herpes Infections in the Eye 26 Jan 2011 | 10:00 am
When the Herpes simplex virus infects the eye, it only multiplies in the surface layer of cells, in the cornea. When the cornea is infected, it leads to a condition known as keratitis, which can be pa...
Pros and Cons of Coloured Contact Lenses 26 Jan 2011 | 10:00 am
Contact lenses are now available in non-prescription strengths. They dont improve your eyesight but they do change the colour of the eyes and have other effects. They can be safe, if you are careful.
Types of Retinal Laser Treatment 25 Jan 2011 | 10:00 am
Clinical trials have shown that several types of laser treatment can protect the eye from further degeneration, and can slow down or even halt the process of sight and vision loss.
What Does VEGF Do in the Eye? 25 Jan 2011 | 10:00 am
VEGF is such a complex family of molecules that we are only just starting to tease apart all of the functions of each individual type. Although some are helpful, some accelerate retinal disease.
Costs of Cosmetic Eye Surgery 25 Jan 2011 | 10:00 am
Different types of cosmetic eye surgery are available - blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery), brow lifts, laser eye treatment and eyelash transplants. Costs of the treatments vary and tend to be cheaper ou...
What is Lucentis? 21 Jan 2011 | 10:00 am
Lucentis is a new drug that has been developed to treat the inflammation that develops in retinal diseases such as age related macular degeneration and retinal vein occlusion.