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Mr Hamada Has Won The Patient Experience Award!

For the second year in a row Mr Hamada has won the Patient Experience Award at Queen Victoria Hospital in East Grinstead. This is the only category for which patients and relatives can nominate staff. The hospital is committed to improving the patient experience and staff are encouraged to go ‘the extra mile’ in delivering the best quality care to all patients.

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What is a Corneal Transplant?

A corneal transplant is when a diseased or injured cornea is replaced with a new one from a donor. There are various types of corneal transplant.


The cornea can be replaced as a whole, this is called Penetrating Keratoplasty (PK). This is where all the layers of the cornea are replaced with a donor cornea.

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Eye Surgeon Services: Understanding Refractive Lens Exchange Treatment

Eye conditions can interfere with an individual’s daily life in serious ways. A person who always has to wear eyeglasses when doing even the smallest tasks may not enjoy life as he or she would want to. It is among the reasons for most people to seek alternative treatment to correct their refractive eye condition.


There are different solutions for refractive errors that work very well. For someone suffering from high myopia, high hyperopia or presbyopia, one of the best treatments available is refractive lens exchange. Speak to your eye doctor in London from an established practice, such as Eye Clinic London, to find out if you qualify for the treatment.

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The Cornea and Injury

Generally, the cornea manages well with a minor injury. The cornea is extremely sensitive and if it scratched then healthy cells move over very quickly to cover the damage before an infection takes place and before vision is affected. However, if the injury is deep, the healing course can take much longer and can cause pain, tearing, blurry vision and redness amongst other side effects. It is also very important to see an eye doctor if you have a deeper corneal injury as it can cause scarring, impair vision and haze. If this happens then a corneal transplant might be necessary.

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Cataracts Surgery: It’s The Most Common Vision Operation in the U.K.

Hearing that you need any kind of surgery can be alarming and leave you bracing yourself for a stay in hospital. However, if you or an elderly relative needs an operation to remove a cataract, you’ll be relieved to know that it is usually carried out under local anaesthetic and done in under 20 minutes. This means that you can be treated as a day patient, although you can be given sedation. If you need cataracts treated in both eyes, it will usually be done on separate occasions.

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What is the cornea and what are its functions?

The cornea is the clear window of the eye. It is a dome-shaped clear surface that covers the front part of the eye. The cornea is a vastly structured group of collagen layers and cells and has no blood vessels to sustain and defend it against infection. Tears instead, nourish and protect the cornea.

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Looking After Your Eyes This Hay Fever Season



As we leave winter behind and head in to spring we start to look forward to warmer days spent outside, but if you suffer from hay fever this can be a nightmare season. Having hay fever can not only affect your nose and throat but also your eyes. Here I will go through some simple and easy tips to help you look after your eyes in this upcoming season.

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Notable Eye Doctor to Teach at Annual Corneoplastic Course at the QVH

Harley Street, London (8 February 2016) – Mr. Samer Hamada, a notable eye doctor in the cornea field from London will be among the esteemed professionals teaching at the annual two-day Advanced Cornea and Oculoplastic Course at The Queen Victoria Hospital (QVH). The course is an intensive update on modern-day Corneal and Oculoplastic surgery that will be held on 10-11 March 2016. Doctors and other medical professionals who will attend will have the opportunity to learn about the latest in the field as well as a chance to see life cases.

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AvMA Invites Mr. Hamada of Eye Clinic London to Speak at Conference

Harley Street, London (8 February 2016) – Action Against Medical Accidents invites Mr. Samer Hamada of Eye Clinic London as a speaker at the Medico-Legal Issues in Ophthalmology conference. The conference aims to provide solicitors, medical negligence lawyers and other professionals in different fields an opportunity to update their knowledge on current medical and surgical treatments in the field of ophthalmology. Leading experts on neuro-ophthalmology, cataract surgery, diseases of the eye, retinal detachment, paediatric ophthalmology and laser treatment have been invited to speak.

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