Laser Eye Surgery Guides

Glaucoma Treatment

Early detection and treatment of Glaucoma is extremely important, as any damage to the optic nerve (and resulting peripheral vision loss) is irreversible once it

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Glaucoma Symptoms

Glaucoma is often called the ‘silent disease’ as most of the people that develop the condition have no real symptoms in the early stages of

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Causes of Glaucoma

Glaucoma is normally caused by a build-up of pressure in your eye which results in damage to the optic nerve. The symptoms of Glaucoma and

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Types of Glaucoma

There are many types of Glaucoma but by far the most common is Primary Open Angle Glaucoma. Glaucoma treatment and Glaucoma symptoms will vary depending

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Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a family of eye conditions that typically impairs your peripheral (side) vision and affects about 2% of the population over the age of

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Macular Degeneration symptoms

Knowing the symptoms of macular degeneration is important if you are to reduce the chances of developing visual loss. Recognising the symptoms early is most

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Macular Degeneration causes

The causes of macular degeneration are not fully understood but there are certain factors that seem to increase the chances of you developing the disease.

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Wet Macular Degeneration

Wet Macular degeneration is far less common than Dry macular degeneration accounting for about 10% of all incidents. It often progresses quickly and the visual loss

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Dry Macular Degeneration

This is by far the most common type of macular degeneration and is generally associated with getting older. This is why you will often hear

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Macular Degeneration

Macular degeneration is a common eye condition that typically affects people as they get older. It is one of the most common causes of visual

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Presbyopia

Presbyopia is a natural age change which affects people’s close vision as they get older. It is usually first noticed between the ages of about

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Astigmatism

Contrary to what many people believe astigmatism is not a disease and it is an extremely common condition. Having astigmatism is no different from being

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Hypermetropia – Long sightedness

Hypermetropia typically affects older people compared to that of myopia and is often first noticed as people reach their mid 30’s. It normally initially affects your near

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Myopia (short-sightedness)

Myopia is the number one reason people need glasses or contact lenses and it is typically first noticed in teenage years. A common complaint is

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Light Adjustable Lens

Light adjustable lenses (LAL’s) are a recent development in corrective vision surgery and represent a significant leap forward for intraocular lenses. Intraocular lenses have various

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Implantable Contact Lens Risks

As with all surgical procedures there are risks associated with implantable contact lenses, although with a skilled surgeon these are kept to a minimum. These

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