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Factors to consider when purchasing a spectacle frame

Do you wear specs? If yes, then you will know about the two most important parts of them. It is the glasses and the frames of the spectacles. There are different types of spectacles that you can see once you are in a showroom that sells spectacles. The type of glasses used differs with various […]

Keratoconus treatment and RGP Lenses for vision correction and stabilisation

RGP lenses are still the most common form of visual correction for Keratoconus. They have major benefits for the patient visually but there are some significant drawbacks too. Keratoconus is a disease of the cornea; the cornea is the clear front surface of the eye. In people with Keratoconus the cornea thins and distorts outwards […]

Keratoconus and surgery for a Corneal Graft

Keratoconus is a disease of the cornea which can result in blurry vision and ghost images.  If Keratoconus progresses it can cause a thinning of the cornea if it is not arrested through corneal collagen cross-linking. If the condition progresses unabated then the eventual treatment will be a corneal graft. If you have Keratoconus then […]

Symptoms that indicate that you may be suffering from Keratoconus

Keratoconus causes changes in the structure of the corneal tissue at the front of the eye. As the cornea accounts for over 70% of the focussing capacity of the eye then any distortion in the shape of the cornea has a profound effect on vision. Keratoconus brings about a thinning of the cornea tissues, leading […]

Your Laser Eye Surgery consultation and how the laser eye surgery procedure is performed

The aim of laser eye surgery is to reshape the cornea (the clear window on the front of the eye) using a computer controlled excimer laser to provide a more accurate pathway for light to enter the eye and accurately focus it on the retina at the back of the eye. In cases of near-sightedness, […]