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Poor sight of driver led to the unthinkable

Poor sight of driver led to the unthinkable

29th January 2023

Caerphilly man, 96, warned about sight jailed for killing pedestrian – BBC News A 96-year-old driver who killed an 84-year-old...

New treatment modality for Glaucoma

New treatment modality for Glaucoma

25th January 2023

Direct Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty – Glaucoma Today The EAGLE In 2019, for the first time, high-quality longitudinal data showed a...

Academic achievement

Academic achievement

22nd January 2023

Don was recently awarded the highest specialist qualification in Glaucoma (Professional DipGlaucoma) in his field. According to the register, there...

Laser Clinic

Laser Clinic

22nd January 2023

Edgbaston Eye Clinic has been offering a Laser clinic since 2020. The Laser clinic is for YAG Laser capsulotomy which...

Daytona Optos  (Latest)

Daytona Optos (Latest)

22nd January 2023

Latest news update from Edgbaston Eye Clinic As part of the continuous investment for the benefit of our patients, we...

Fellowship Award

Fellowship Award

22nd January 2023

The award of Fellowship is reserved for clinicians of the higher standing. This is the most prestigious award in his...

Teenager goes blind and deaf after living off chips, bangers and crisps for 10 years!

Teenager goes blind and deaf after living off chips, bangers and crisps for 10 years!

3rd September 2019

The importance of good diet is highlighted in this rare case. We also have to question the parent’s responsibility. Negligence...

Contraceptive pill protects against eye disease!

Contraceptive pill protects against eye disease!

28th August 2019

  https://www-irishtimes-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/health-family/contraceptive-pill-protects-against-eye-disease-research-shows-1.3973205?mode=amp...

New research: Nerve damage in Keratoconus

New research: Nerve damage in Keratoconus

28th August 2019

Neuropathic pain in keratoconus can be debilitating for patients. I cannot wait for the conclusion of this research! https://www.fightforsight.org.uk/news-and-views/articles/news/research-to-understand-the-role-of-nerve-damage-in-keratoconus/...

Gene therapy for age related macular degeneration

Gene therapy for age related macular degeneration

28th August 2019

https://www.bbc.com/news/amp/health-47226987  ...

Thriving for excellence-M.Sc Distinction Award..! New approaches to diagnostic imaging in glaucoma

Thriving for excellence-M.Sc Distinction Award..! New approaches to diagnostic imaging in glaucoma

28th August 2019

Mr D.Williams is proud to have been awarded Distinction in his latest thesis. His M.Sc thesis “New Approaches to diagnostic...

Fake Online Lenses: A very serious sight threatening problem indeed!

Fake Online Lenses: A very serious sight threatening problem indeed!

28th August 2019

The rise in serious corneal infections and sight threatening infections is on the rise. This may be attributed to the...

“A FOOTBALL SIZED DARK AREA IN VISION TWO MONTHS LATER LED ME TO SUSPECT A MORE SERIOUS PROBLEM”

“A FOOTBALL SIZED DARK AREA IN VISION TWO MONTHS LATER LED ME TO SUSPECT A MORE SERIOUS PROBLEM”

5th February 2019

Julian Richards (JR): I had symptoms of sudden flashes in peripheral vision. Although concerning, this was very infrequent. An internet...

Ellex laser treatment significantly reduces AMD progression

Ellex laser treatment significantly reduces AMD progression

6th November 2018

Clinical trials of Ellex Medical Lasers’ 2RT Retinal Rejuvenation Therapy have shown a four-fold reduction in the rate of progression...

Cornea Disorders and Treatment

Cornea Disorders and Treatment

17th August 2018

Peptide injection boosts corneal graft survival – New approach may reduce vision loss in patients with hashtag #corneal disease Information Courtesy...

Simple eye examination at opticians could spot dementia at early stage

Simple eye examination at opticians could spot dementia at early stage

24th July 2018

The thickness of the retina can predict a decline in brain power, an eye test study has proved. Scientists found...

EYE CLINIC FOCUSES ON OPHTHALMOLOGY-STANDARD CARE

EYE CLINIC FOCUSES ON OPHTHALMOLOGY-STANDARD CARE

5th July 2018

Specialist optometrist Don Williams is spearheading the way for a faster treatment route for eye care patients in the West...

Inexpensive eye imaging method may help monitor Alzheimer’s progression

Inexpensive eye imaging method may help monitor Alzheimer’s progression

27th June 2018

Queen’s University Belfast researchers found the eye may be a critical indicator for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) along with a host...

3D printed human corneas could provide unlimited supply for transplants

3D printed human corneas could provide unlimited supply for transplants

14th June 2018

3D printed corneas could be used in the future to ensure an unlimited supply of corneas. They have a unique...

FDA Approves AI Software That Diagnoses Eye Disease

FDA Approves AI Software That Diagnoses Eye Disease

24th May 2018

While not in my direct context of focus, it’s an example of technology that will challenge status quo, making its...

New MIGS device safely lowers IOP in open-angle glaucoma

New MIGS device safely lowers IOP in open-angle glaucoma

24th May 2018

The MINIject glaucoma device from iSTAR Medical is showing promising results in treating patients with mild to moderate primary open-angle...

Stem cell implant stalls progression of dry AMD

Stem cell implant stalls progression of dry AMD

29th April 2018

21Researchers from University of Southern California (USC) and the University of California, Santa Barbara are the first to show the feasibility...

Omega-3s no better than placebo for treating dry eye

Omega-3s no better than placebo for treating dry eye

29th April 2018

Patients with dry eye may not significantly benefit from supplementation with fish-derived omega-3 fatty acids, according to findings from a...

FDA APPROVES FIRST CONTACT LENS THAT GETS DARKER IN SUNLIGHT

FDA APPROVES FIRST CONTACT LENS THAT GETS DARKER IN SUNLIGHT

29th April 2018

(CBS) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has signed off on the first ever transition contact lenses, which will...

Glowing contact lens could prevent a leading cause of blindness

Glowing contact lens could prevent a leading cause of blindness

24th April 2018

Hundreds of millions of people suffer from diabetes worldwide, putting them at risk for a creeping blindness, or diabetic retinopathy...

Government publishes GDPR guidance for healthcare organisations

Government publishes GDPR guidance for healthcare organisations

20th April 2018

The Information Governance Alliance (IGA) has published information to help healthcare organisations stay compliant with the new GDPR rules. The...

Driving and glaucoma

Driving and glaucoma

17th April 2018

This section covers the DVLA requirements for driving with glaucoma. To see the IGA respone to the Parliamentary and Health...

Vitamin A slows progression of retinitis pigmentosa in children

Vitamin A slows progression of retinitis pigmentosa in children

17th April 2018

Findings from this case-control study support the hypothesis that vitamin A can slow loss of cone function in children with...

Parkinson’s drug may halt progression of AMD

Parkinson’s drug may halt progression of AMD

12th April 2018

A retrospective study found that a commonly prescribed drug for Parkinson’s, L-DOPA, may delay or prevent AMD. The authors previously...

The early signs and symptoms of presbyopia

The early signs and symptoms of presbyopia

12th April 2018

Everyone will develop presbyopia by the fifth decade of life; however, the age of onset for the signs and symptoms of...

Myopia: A public health crisis in waiting

Myopia: A public health crisis in waiting

30th March 2018

The prevalence of myopia and high myopia is on the rise across the world. Recent work from the Brien Holden...

Fuchs Endothelial Dystrophy

Fuchs Endothelial Dystrophy

27th March 2018

At Centre for Sight our area of special expertise is the Cornea. Fuchs Endothelial Dystophy is a condition where the...

Anti-VEGF Tx Seems OK for Eye Disorders No increased risk of systemic adverse events with intravitreal anti-VEGF

Anti-VEGF Tx Seems OK for Eye Disorders No increased risk of systemic adverse events with intravitreal anti-VEGF

27th March 2018

Intravitreal anti-VEGF treatments for neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD), diabetic macular edema (DME), or retinal vein occlusion did not appear...

CATARACT SURGERY

CATARACT SURGERY

26th March 2018

Inside your eye you have a lens. This works like a camera lens, focusing light in order for you to...

Bausch + Lomb And Nicox Announce FDA Approval Of VYZULTA™ (latanoprostene Bunod Ophthalmic Solution), 0.024%

Bausch + Lomb And Nicox Announce FDA Approval Of VYZULTA™ (latanoprostene Bunod Ophthalmic Solution), 0.024%

26th March 2018

LAVAL, Quebec and SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, France, Nov. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.’s (NYSE: VRX and TSX: VRX)...

New stem cell treatment may help reverse age-related sight loss

New stem cell treatment may help reverse age-related sight loss

22nd March 2018

Edgbaston Eye Clinic advises people to be mindful when they read medical articles in newspapers. Stem Cell therapy for macular...

Glaucoma Awareness Week (March 11th-17th)

Glaucoma Awareness Week (March 11th-17th)

8th March 2018

3636 300,000 people in the UK are unaware that they are slowly losing their sight. The treatment of glaucoma has...