May 7, 2019

For most of us, the shape of our eyes stops changing some time in our 20s much like our body stops growing. That then begs the obvious question: why does my glasses prescription change or why do I go from not needing glasses to needing glasses as I age?

As our eye ages,...

November 13, 2017

If you are lucky, you get to be part of one medical advance in your career that fundamentally changes treatment for your patients. So far I have been incredibly fortunate enough to be involved in 3: collagen crosslinking for keratoconus, laser assisted cataract surgery...

November 10, 2017

It's World Keratoconus day and I am guess you are asking, how do you say that word and what even is it?

Keratoconus is a degenerative genetic eye condition which affects teenagers and young adults. The cornea, the primary focusing lens of the eye, becomes distorted and...

October 31, 2017

In my two previous posts, I talked about what astigmatism is and how laser eye surgery corrects it. But what about if you have astigmatism and you are having cataract surgery? Can it be fixed or are you still left with it afterwards?

The short answer is yes; astigmatism...

October 28, 2017

In my last post I explained what astigmatism was .. so you now know it’s not being a social misfit 😜... stigma.. get it? Sorry bad dad joke...

So can astigmatism be fixed by laser eye surgery such as LASIK and SMILE? Well yes, it can and quite high levels too. You ar...

October 25, 2017

Most of you might have vaguely heard this word "astigmatism" and some of you may even have been told you have it. But what actually is it?

Remember your eyeball is like a camera with two lenses. The front lens, the cornea, does most of the focusing work and generally ha...

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