It is very much about me bringing my expertise out to where patients live in Hertfordshire to deliver international standard care but in a local setting.
AMD is a condition which affects the retina, the light-sensitive membrane at the back of the eye. As we get older, we develop an accumulation of waste material underneath the retina. This accumulation can affect the function of the light-sensitive cells.
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There are different types of glaucoma treatments. The mainstay of glaucoma treatments is to reduce intraocular (eye) pressure to slow down or stop the disease from worsening.
The three big age-related eye problems that come to mind are cataract, glaucoma and macular degeneration. We often treat these age-related eye conditions here at Eyesight Hertfordshire Clinic.
The timing of when a patient starts glaucoma treatment depends on the severity and progression of their condition. Patients with risk factors for glaucoma should be monitored regularly by an ophthalmologist.
There are many questions patients ask about AMD treatment. Some common questions include "does it hurt?" "is it risky?" and "how long does treatment take?"
The answer to this question is as soon as possible, but it’s important that I can see you and make a diagnosis as quickly as possible to establish what the problem is.
We have the eye scan called the OCT which takes a three-dimensional view of the optic nerve head and the neuro-tissue contained in it. We use that to determine whether there’s any pathological or disease loss as a result of glaucoma from the optic nerve head.