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‘I’m 32 now. When I was 22 I started to wake up at night with a gritty feeling in my eyes. For a while I just used Optrex and other over the counter drops. When it didn’t get any b

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See the World More Clearly by Seeking Help from a Trusted Eye Doctor

Working in London can be quite stressful to your eyes. Certain eye problems may arise due to pollution, digital strain, among other factors. For this reason, you are advised to visit an eye specialist regularly. This way your eye problems will get detected early. The quality of treatment you get will, however, significantly depends on the eye surgeon or doctor you choose.

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Questions to Ask an Eye Doctor before Undergoing a Cataracts Surgery

You have to get the right eye care if you wish to keep some serious eye conditions at bay. There are very many potential eye diseases that result from poor vision care. It is, therefore, important to have an eye doctor that you can regularly visit. Eye doctors handle various diseases and conditions, and cataract is one of them.

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Previous Publications no. 1

11th January 2016 – Mr Hamada performed the 1st corneal neurotisation on an adult in the UK at Queen Victoria Hospital, this was with joint work from plastic surgeon colleague Mr Charles Nduka, and oculoplastic surgeon colleague Mr. Raman Malhotra. This surgery aims to bring back corneal sensation by taking nerves from other parts of the body and attaching them to the cornea. A nerve from the leg is used to connect nerves from the good eye to the diseased eye what we call nerve transplantation or corneal neurotisation.

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5 Tips to Keep Your Eyes Healthy

As we get in to January we all want to get a bit fitter and eat a bit healthier but most people forget to look after one of the most important organs of all, our eyes. Here I will go through 5 simple ways you can keep your eyes healthy this new year.

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How to choose a good eye surgeon – top 5 tips

If you have decided to have corrective eye surgery, then one of the most important things will be to choose a good eye surgeon. I have put together a few simple tips on how to choose a good surgeon.

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Previous Publications no. 2 – November 2015

November 2015 – AAO (American Academy of Ophthalmology) – Mr Hamada was invited to this conference which is the largest of its kind in the world. Amongst attending many course and talks, Mr Hamada was teaching advanced surgical skills in DALK (deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty), which is a modern customised partial thickness corneal graft to treat corneal problems such as keratoconus.

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Watching Movies Helped Children with Amblyopia

A girl with amblyopia watching one of the dichoptic movies on a passive 3D display while the child wore 3D cinema glasses. Movie scenes were separated into irregular blob-shaped areas that were complementary for the amblyopic and fellow eyes so that the entire scene could only be perceived if binocular vision was used to merge the parts of the picture shown to each eye. Images were presented at high contrast to the amblyopic eye and low-contrast image to the fellow eye. The contrast-imbalance overcomes suppression of the amblyopic eye and reveals binocular vision.
Credit: Photograph courtesy of the Retina Foundation of the Southwest

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Novelty contact lenses worn for Halloween can cause blindness

Thousands of party-goers are risking going blind for using novelty contact lenses on Halloween, eye experts have warned.
The lenses, available online and in fancy dress shops, can cause ulcers, tears on the cornea, infections and permanent sight damage.
Contact lenses should only be given out by a prescription in the UK.
But novelty lenses can be bought and used without any safety checks being made on the eyes.

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Kids Can Get Dry Eyes Due to Electronic Gadget Use

Dry eye disease in Children: Due to the exposure of technology/electronic gadgets nowadays more and more children are developing dry eye syndrome at a very early age. If dry eyes are not caught at an early stage it could develop to something far more severe and serious, a lifelong problem as well as decreasing functional vision, that could later on develop as blindness.

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