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Intravitreal Injection

The macula is the central part of the retina at the back of the eye. It is responsible for fine vision (reading, writing, watching television, and recognising faces). Patients with diabetes may develop macular oedema (swelling of the retina) due

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Hypermetropia

A refractive condition of the eye in which vision is better for distant objects than for near objects. It can be called far sightedness or hypermetropia. Symptoms of Hypermetropia can include; blurred vision, asthenopia (eye strain), accommodative dysfunction, binocular dysfunction,

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High Precision Refractive Surgery

When you decide on an eye laser treatment, you expect the best possible results. The more fully developed the methods are, the better the outcome will be. The SCHWIND AMARIS 750S offers you the leading technology for your laser treatment

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Glaucoma

What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is a condition in which the fluid which is produced by the eye – known as the aqueous humour – does not drain away normally and this results in increased pressure inside the eye. If this

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Diabetic Retinopathy

Introduction Diabetic retinopathy is a complication of diabetes and leads to high blood sugar, resulting in retinal disease, which can interfere with its ability to transmit images to the brain through the optic nerve. Blood vessels in the retina play

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Dacryocystorhinostomy

Blocked Tear Duct. The tear ducts start at the inner corner of the eye with two small holes in the corner of the eyelids. Each hole is known as a punctum, they lead into small tubes known as canaliculi, which

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Corneal Transplantation (EK)

Why do you need a corneal transplant? The cornea is a window of transparent tissue at the front of the eyeball. It allows light to pass into the eye and provides focus so that images can be seen. Various diseases or injury can make
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Corneal Transplantation (DALK)

Why do you need a corneal transplant? The cornea is a window of transparent tissue at the front of the eyeball. It allows light to pass into the eye and provides focus so that images can be seen. Various diseases or injury can
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Cataract & Cataract Surgery

Facts The term cataract derives from the view we get when looking through a waterfall. A cataract is the clouding or opacity of the lens inside the eye. The lens has the shape of a lentil and lies behind the
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Botulinum Toxin (Botox)

Injection in the Treatment of Strabismus What is the effect of Botulinum Toxin (botox)? Botox is injected into a muscle and results in paralysis of the muscle. How long has it been used? Moorfields has been using Botox treatment since

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