Cataracts

The Benefits of Early Cataract Surgery

The Benefits of Early Cataract Surgery

In the UK, choosing to have cataract surgery on the NHS often involves a long wait, with many patients experiencing a minimum 6 month waiting time. During this period, cataracts will continue to progress, severely impacting vision, and also limiting the lifestyles of those people affected by the disease. Deciding to choose private cataract surgery not only increases the lens replacement options you have (trifocal lenses as opposed to monofocal lenses on the NHS),
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Why NHS Monofocal Cataract Lenses are a Poor Choice

Why NHS Monofocal Cataract Lenses are a Poor Choice

Cataract surgery is a fantastic procedure that can vastly improve vision and prevent people from going blind, yet depending on the provider you choose the results can also be highly variable. In all cases, a small intra-ocular lens (IOL) will be implanted into your eye to replace the damaged, cataract-afflicted lens. However, different clinics choose different types of lenses,
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A Brief History Of Cataract Surgery

A Brief History of Cataract Surgery

Cataracts have been a problem for human beings for a very long time, with rudimentary treatments dating back over 4000 years – the word cataract is actually derived from the latin phrase cataracta which translates to English as ‘waterfall’, perhaps a reference to the white opaque colour. Read on to discover how cataract surgery has evolved from basic procedures into the modern,
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Reality of NHS Cataract Surgery

The Reality of NHS Cataract Surgery

In recent months, the NHS has again been making the news as it has struggled to cope with insufficient funding and the demands of a growing population. Nobody enjoys seeing the NHS reach breaking point or the burden placed upon many magnificent medical staff. The simple fact is that under such pressure, cuts will have to be made in order to preserve front-line emergency services.
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cataract surgery review - lin lawrence

Lin Lawrence explains how her vision got better after cataract surgery with CLE & multi-focal lenses

Lin Lawrence had cataract treatment in both her eyes with clear lens exchange and multi-focal lenses implanted at Advanced Vision Care – the world class eye clinic on Harley Street, London. Before coming to AVC, she had a private consultation with another surgeon who suggested that they would only implant with monofocal lenses.
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