PIF Categories: Ophthalmology

YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Date: 17/11/2023 | Category:

After cataract surgery, the implant (artificial lens) is supported by a transparent membrane called the posterior capsule, which lies just behind the implant. Clouding of this transparent membrane is the […]


Date: 17/11/2023 | Category:

What is a Trabeculectomy? When treatment with eye drops, tablets or laser surgery does not lower the pressure inside the eye (intraocular pressure) to a safe level, the Glaucoma Consultant […]

Trabeculectomy Aftercare

Date: 17/11/2023 | Category:

Pain Control Normal over the counter painkillers may be used if required. Do not be alarmed that your eye is a bit red or bloodshot – this will gradually resolve. […]

Posterior vitreous detachment

Date: 17/11/2023 | Category:

This information leaflet is for patients who suffer from “floaters” or occasional flashes of light in the eye known as “posterior vitreous detachment” It explains the condition, how it is […]

Keratoconus eye condition

Date: 17/11/2023 | Category:

What is Keratoconus? Keratoconus is an eye condition in which the clear covering of the eye (cornea) becomes thinner and weaker and begins to bulge, leading to blurred and distorted […]

Cyclodiode Laser Treatment

Date: 17/11/2023 | Category:

This information is for patients who are having cyclodiode laser treatment for glaucoma. Glaucoma is the name for a group of eye conditions which cause damage to the optic nerve […]

Cataract Surgery

Date: 16/11/2023 | Category:

A cataract is an opacity (clouding) of the natural lens in your eye. Cataract surgery involves removing the clouded natural lens and replacing it with a clear plastic lens. You […]