Author: David Anderson

Cataracts Unmasking the Cloudy Vision Culprit in Your Family
Cataracts

Cataracts: Unmasking the Cloudy Vision Culprit in Your Family

Cataracts are a common eye condition that primarily affect individuals as they age, although they can develop in younger people as well. This clouding of ...
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Dry Eye Disease: Causes, Symptoms, and Effective Treatments
Eye Health

Dry Eye Disease: Causes, Symptoms, and Effective Treatments

Dry eye disease is a common ocular condition that affects millions of people worldwide. It is considered to be heavily under-diagnosed, which means that many ...
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why do my eyelids keep twitching
Eye Health

Why do my eyelids keep twitching?

Whilst it’s neither painful nor dangerous, eyelid twitching is something that a lot of us experience at least a handful of times throughout our lives. ...
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How AI has found its place in the eye care industry
Eye Health

How AI found its place in the eye care industry

Ophthalmology is in the vanguard of medical specialties adopting AI for clinical use. Here’s a short list of some of the applications entering the clinic. ...
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What causes dark circles around the eyes
Eye Health

What causes dark circles around the eyes?

Dark circles around the eyes are a common problem for many people, and they can make you look tired, sick, or older than you actually ...
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Conjunctivitis Symptoms, Causes & Treatment
Eye Health

Conjunctivitis: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Conjunctivitis, which is often referred to as ‘pink eye’, is an inflammation or infection of the conjunctiva, which is the thin, transparent tissue that covers ...
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what causes colour blindness
Vision

What actually causes colour blindness?

Colour blindness, also known as colour vision deficiency, is a condition that affects a person’s ability to perceive or distinguish certain colours. The most common ...
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What Causes Styes & How To Treat Styes
Eye Health

Styes: What Causes Them & How To Treat Them

Styes can affect people of all ages, with many of us experiencing their discomfort at least once in our lifetime. Styes (known medically as chalazion) ...
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What is Asthenopia
Eye Health

Achy Eyes: What is Asthenopia & Why Are My Eyes Aching?

Do you ever feel a sensation of your eyes being strained, almost as if you need to somehow stretch them? You may have even noticed ...
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how much does laser eye surgery cost
Laser Eye Surgery

How much does laser eye surgery cost in 2023?

With more than 100,000 laser eye surgery procedures being carried out every single year in the UK (and more than 45 million worldwide to date), ...
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Can reusable contact lenses cause eye infection?
Eye Health

Can reusable contact lenses cause eye infection?

There are now more than 3.6 million people in the UK who regularly wear contact lenses. A 2018 report published in association with Euromcontact found ...
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Should I undergo a refractive lens exchange procedure at 45
Cataracts

Should I undergo a refractive lens exchange procedure at 45?

“I am 45 years old and struggling to read small print and see my smartphone clearly and comfortably. Should I undergo a refractive lens exchange ...
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