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Cataract surgery helps

A new study has revealed that eye health plays an essential role in helping to meet sustainable development goals (SDG). After reviewing 226 studies, researchers discovered direct connections between eye health and poverty, education and equality, and economic productivity. It even showed that good eye health reduces the number of traffic collision incidents. Here, we […]

cataract surgery

Cataract surgery is a common procedure that is carried out on approximately 330,000 people each year in England alone. Over the years, it has become a safe and highly effective procedure for helping patients regain their eyesight and independence. Now, new research suggests that the surgery could also help prevent dementia in patients. The latest […]

Glaucoma surgery

World Glaucoma Week runs from 6 – 12 March and is about raising awareness of the importance of catching the disease early. Unlike cataracts that can be reversed with surgery, glaucoma can cause irreversible sight loss. It is possible for cataracts and glaucoma to co-exist. But patients that experience these together require special considerations. While […]

Protect against AMD

A new study has revealed that dried goji berries could help to protect against AMD (Age-related Macular Degeneration). Vision loss is common in older age, with many elderly patients requiring prescription glasses or contact lenses to see clearly. An estimated 170 million people worldwide develop AMD, and it can cause a range of health issues. […]

Eyes in the cold

It’s common to protect the skin in winter, but did you know your eyes can suffer in the colder weather too? The winter months can impact your vision in a variety of ways, as well as cause any existing eye conditions to worsen. If you want to ensure that you are looking after your eyes […]

cataract patients

A new lens that can improve surgery outcomes for cataract patients has been developed in the US. Researchers have been trying to develop an Intraocular lens to correct Presbyopia for years, and now they have made a breakthrough. The new lens aims to correct the full range of vision, helping cataract patients to avoid needing […]