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Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon
St. James University Hospital, Leeds, UK

General Ophthalmology

General Ophthalmology

Glaucoma

Glaucoma There are several types of glaucoma, but they mainly fall into two groups of open and closed angle glaucoma. 1]Open angle glaucoma This is also called chronic glaucoma and is the most frequent type. Fluid produced within the eye drains out of a fine network of channels. As one gets…

Age macular degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the number one cause of legal blindness in people over the age of 55 in the UK. The macula, the central area of retina responsible for reading and detailed vision, is particularly susceptible to degeneration as we age. Although mild AMD causes few…

Keratoconus

Keratoconus (KC) is a condition in which the normally round shape of the cornea is distorted and a cone-like bulge develops, resulting in significant visual impairment. Its progression is generally slow and can stop at any stage from mild to severe. As it progresses, the cornea bulges and thins,…

Refractive surgery

Your cornea takes the light that enters your eye and focuses it onto the retina (the back of the eye). Problems with the shape of the cornea can keep you from seeing clearly. During your refractive surgery, special instruments reshape the cornea. This lets the cornea focus light better so your…

Pterygium

What is a pterygium? A pterygium is a wing shaped growth of tissue across the cornea, which is the clear window at the front of the eye. It is most often occurs in people who have lived in a hot dusty country or have worked outdoors for many years. It may be due to drying of the eye. It is not a…

Posterior vitreous detachment

What are Floaters? Floaters are the small specs or clouds that you may see moving in your field of vision. The main volume of your eye is made up of a jelly called the Vitreous. The 'floaters' are within the jelly and cast a shadow on the retina (light sensitive part of the eye). What causes…