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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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Blog Written By One of Mr Hamada’s Patients

‘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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