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Astigmatism

Can Astigmatism be Cured?

This week’s blog on ‘Can astigmatism be cured?’ has been contributed Dr. Osama Giledi, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Specialist in Cataract, Cornea and Refractive Vision Correction Surgery.

What is astigmatism?

Astigmatism is a common kind of refractive error. It is not an eye disease, it means the surface of the cornea is not spherical, or not completely round “the eye is shaped like a Rugby ball, not a football ball.” With astigmatism, the eye does not focus light…
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What your eyes tell you about your health?

What your eyes tell you about your health?

This week’s blog on ‘What your eyes tell you about your health’ has been contributed by Dr. Luisa Sastre, Specialist Ophthalmologist in Medical Retina..
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amblyopia

Amblyopia (Lazy eye)

This week’s blog on ‘Amblyopia (lazy eye)’ has been contributed by Dr. Namir Kafil-Hussain, Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist, Specialist in Children’s Eye Diseases, Strabismus (Squint) and Paediatric Cataract Surgery
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Bell's Palsy

Bell’s palsy

This week’s blog on ‘Bell’s palsy’ has been contributed by Dr Osama Giledi, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Specialist in Cataract, Cornea and Refractive Vision Correction Surgery
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Retinoblastoma

What is Retinoblastoma?

This week’s blog on ‘Retinoblastoma’ has been contributed by Dr. Namir Kafil-Hussain, Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist, Specialist in Children’s Eye Diseases, Strabismus (Squint) and Paediatric Cataract Surgery
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Importance of Sunglasses for children

This week’s blog on ‘Importance of Sunglasses for Children’ has been contributed by Dr. Namir Kafil-Hussain, Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist, Specialist in Children’s Eye Diseases, Strabismus (Squint) and Paediatric Cataract Surgery
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Computer Vision Syndrome

Are all LASIK procedures the same? Which one is the best?

This week’s blog on Are all LASIK procedures the same? Which one is the best? has been contributed by Dr Osama Giledi, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Specialist in Cataract, Cornea and Refractive Vision Correction Surgery
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Smoking and the eyes

This week’s blog on Smoking and the eyes has been contributed by Dr Ammar Safar, Medical Director, Consultant Ophthalmologist and Vitreoretinal Surgeon.
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Blue light has a dark side

This week’s blog on Blue light has a dark side has been contributed by Dr Osama Giledi, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Specialist in Cataract, Cornea and Refractive Vision Correction Surgery
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Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Rub Your Eyes

This week’s blog on Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Rub Your Eyes has been contributed by Dr Luisa Sastre, Specialist Ophthalmologist in Medical Retina
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Signs

Signs that your child has a vision problem

This week’s blog on Signs that your child has a vision problem has been contributed by Dr. Namir Kafil-Hussain, Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist, Specialist in Children’s Eye Diseases, Strabismus and Paediatric Cataract Surgery
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Eyelid Twitching

This week’s blog on Eyelid Twitching has been contributed by Dr. Qaseim Nasser, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Specialist in Oculoplastic Surgery, Cataract and Refractive Vision Correction Surgery
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The Importance of Nutrition to Your Eyes

This week’s blog on The Importance of Nutrition to Your Eyes has been contributed by Dr Luisa Sastre, Specialist Ophthalmologist in Medical Retina
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Eye Colour

This week’s blog on The Risks Involved in Permanently Changing the Eyes Colour has been contributed by Dr Osama Giledi, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Specialist in Cataract, Cornea and Refractive Vision Correction Surgery
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Excessive Blinking in Children

This week’s blog on excessive blinking in children has been contributed by Dr Darakhshanda Khurram, Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist.
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MIGS

What is MIGS?

This week’s blog on Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS) has been contributed by Dr Sohaib Mustafa, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Specialist in Glaucoma and Cataract Surgery.
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Important DOs and DON’Ts of contact lens wear

Important DOs and DON’Ts of contact lens wear

This week’s blog on contact lens wear and care has been contributed by Dr Osama Giledi, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Specialist in Cataract, Cornea and Refractive Vision Correction Surgery.
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flashes and floaters

Floaters and Flashes

This week’s blog on Floaters and Flashes has been contributed by Dr Ammar Safar, Medical Director, Consultant Ophthalmologist and Vitreoretinal Surgeon.
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Side Effects of Glaucoma Medication

Side Effects of Glaucoma Medications

This week’s blog on the Side Effects of Glaucoma Medications has been contributed by Dr Sohaib Mustafa, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Specialist in Glaucoma and Cataract Surgery.
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Paediatric Strabismus

We still don’t know the exact cause of strabismus or misaligned eyes (also known as ‘squint’ or crossed eyes – often associated with a squeezing of the eyes).
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Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)

This week’s blog on Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) has been contributed by Dr Darakhshanda Khurram, Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist.
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Intraocular lenses

This week’s blog on Intraocular lenses (IOLs) has been contributed by Dr Mohammed Sohaib Mustafa, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Specialist in Glaucoma and Cataract Surgery.
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Refractive Errors

This week’s blog on Refractive Errors has been contributed by Dr Osama Giledi, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Specialist in Cataract, Cornea and Refractive Vision Correction Surgery
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Advanced Diabetic Retinopathy

This week’s blog on Advanced Diabetic Retinopathy has been contributed by Dr Ammar Safar, Medical Director, Consultant Ophthalmologist and Vitreoretinal Surgeon.
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Age-Related Macular Degeneration

This week’s blog on Age-Related Macular Degeneration has been contributed by Dr Paola Salvetti, Consultant Ophthalmologist and Specialist in Medical Retina.
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Cataract

This week’s blog on Cataract has been contributed by Dr. Avinash Gurbaxani, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon in Uveitis and Medical Retinal Diseases and Cataract Surgery.
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Retinal Vein Occlusion

This week’s blog on Retinal Vein Occlusion has been contributed by Dr Hassan Aziz, Consultant Vitreoretinal Surgeon.
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Glaucoma

This week’s blog on Glaucoma has been contributed by Dr Mohammed Sohaib Mustafa, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Specialist in Glaucoma and Cataract Surgery
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Paediatric Glaucoma

Glaucoma is an increase in pressure inside the eye and is a potentially blinding condition in childhood. Glaucoma has many potential causes.
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Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery

This week’s blog on Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery has been contributed by Dr. Qasiem Nasser, Specialist in Oculoplastic Surgery, Specialist in Cataract and Refractive Vision Correction Surgery
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Eye Tumours

This week’s blog on Eye Tumours has been contributed by Dr. Mandeep S. Sagoo, Honorary Consultant Ophthalmologist in Ocular Oncology, Retino Blastoma and Medical Retina, Moorfields Eye Hospital & Barts Health NHS Trust, London.
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Paediatric Cataract

This week’s blog on Paediatric Cataract has been contributed by Dr Darakhshanda Khurram, Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist.
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Diabetic Retinopathy

This week’s blog on Diabetic Retinopathy has been contributed by Dr Paola Salvetti, Consultant Ophthalmologist and Specialist in Medical Retina.
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Keratoconus

This week’s blog on Keratoconus has been contributed by Dr Osama Giledi, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Specialist in Cataract, Cornea and Refractive Vision Correction Surgery
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Uveitis

This week’s blog on Uveitis has been contributed by Dr Avinash Gurbaxani, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon in Uveitis and Medical Retinal Diseases and Cataract Surgery.
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