Cataracts can come in different colours and in different sizes. There are 3 common types of cataract but the word cataract refers to any imperfection or discolouration of the human lens.
When you are going to have cataract surgery, you have to decide which type of lens you want to have implanted. Laura Crawley explains the lens options and their benefits.
In the past, a cataract did have to be “ripe” before surgery could be undertaken, but modern cataract surgery can be done at any time, and the decision to go ahead with surgery should be based on how the cataract affects you in your day to day life.
There is a down-side to contact lenses; no matter how good they are letting oxygen and hydration pass through to nourish the eye they are still a foreign body sitting on the surface of the eye, and they can be associated with eye infections, some of which are sight threatening.
Glaucoma drops are highly effective in reducing high eye pressure, but drops can cause eye redness, this can be a bad sign, but it could be easily addressed by prescribing preservative-free drops.
Glaucoma laser treatment effectiveness depends on the severity of the condition. The treatment is to control pressure and reduce chances of losing vision.
Laser treatment for glaucoma is a common solution to the condition. Laura Crawley offers different treatments for glaucoma that fit the patient's needs.
There are multiple options when looking to treat glaucoma. The treatment will depend on the severity of the condition.
A chalazion is an annoying eyelid cyst you can try to manage your chalazion early with heat and massage but for those that are persistent then a procedure known as incision and curettage is the treatment of choice. This is a straight forward operation usually carried out under local anaesthetic. If your cyst has been there for months, then you may want to think about an incision and curettage. Call my team today, and we can tell you if it’s a suitable procedure for you.
Get information on chalazion. They are very common. If you are worried and would like an opinion on your chalazion, then book a consultation.