Cataract Surgery, pre operative information at Benenden Hospital

Cataract operation – Preoperation information Hello my name is Lucy and I’m one of the nursing team here at Benenden Eye Unit. Following your consultation with the opthalmologist, it’s been decided that you require a cataract operation. We’ll just take a few minutes of your time to explain the things you should know about this […]

Can Your Body Reject Corneal Implants?

The Intrastromal Corneal Ring Segments are made of poly-methyl-methacrylate which is a biocompatible material and will not be rejected by the body. They are also removable and exchangeable so different rings can be used if the correction required changes.

Baby has Glaucoma Eye Surgery 👁🏥

– [Tim] Good morning, Livia. It’s time for your eye surgery. We gotta go to the hospital. There you go. Come on. (happy upbeat music) – I thought going through a second surgery with Livia would be easier than the first time for me. But me, trying to stuff away my emotions with it, and […]

What Are Corneal Implants?

Corneal implants are in terrestrial corneal ring segments like INTACTS, Kerarings and Ferrara rings. They are clear, micro-thin, crescent-shaped devices that are inserted into the cornea to help flatten the corneal shape and thus correct some of the prescription. Corneal implants are a quick and effective treatment option for sufferers of mild to moderate Keratoconus […]

Pinguecula: Understanding This Yellowish Eye Growth

Do you have a new, yellow growth on the white part of your eye that appears to pop out when you look in the mirror? If so, you may have a pinguecula. A pinguecula is a fleshy, yellowish growth located on the white part of eye. While this growth usually develops on the side of […]

What is cataract? | Nuffield Health

cat right which is a clouding of the natural lens of the eye is the biggest cause of reversible blindness worldwide early signs include blurred vision glare from car headlights and difficulty reading if you wear glasses your prescription may keep changing within a short space of time for some people their prescription is affected […]

Are you a good LASIK Candidate

How would you know if you’re a candidate for LASIK? We have an excellent self-assessment test on the website. The other best way to do it is to come in and let me take a look. Our two main criteria there: Do you wear full-time glasses? Is your cornea able to withstand treatment. Most corneal […]