An Introduction to Glaucoma

An Introduction to Glaucoma

Glaucoma is not one disease but a collection of different diseases marked by loss of the fibres within the nerve that connects the eye to the brain. Glaucoma can eventually damage the optic nerve that connects the eye to the brain. Most of the time, the first sign of...
An Introduction to Dry Eye

An Introduction to Dry Eye

A humidifier puts more moisture in the air. With more moisture in the air, your tears evaporate more slowly, keeping your eyes more comfortable. Both central heating in the winter and air conditioning in the summer decrease the humidity in the air. Excessive air...
In Introduction to Diabetic Retinopathy

In Introduction to Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic Retinopathy is the number one cause of blindness in individuals of working age in the UK. Diabetes results in abnormally high levels of blood sugars that can damage blood vessels in the body including on the back of the eye. When diabetes causes damage to...
An Introduction to Cataract

An Introduction to Cataract

Cataract is a mild clouding of the lens (or clouding at the edge of the lens) that may not cause any symptoms at all. As the cataract grows, however, the patient may experience dimmed vision, blurriness, glare or light sensitivity, altered colour perception and...