Which Corrective Eye Surgery Procedure Is Right for You?

Which procedure is right for you? Corrective eye surgery for older individuals Until contact lenses were popularized in the 1950s, eyeglasses for at least the past seven centuries had been the only practical way to correct refractive vision errors. Now, several modern approaches to corrective eye surgery range from laser reshaping of […]


Retinoblastoma Tumor – retina; Cancer – retina Last reviewed: February 7, 2012. Retinoblastoma is a rare, cancerous tumor of a part of the eye called the retina. Causes, incidence, and risk factors Retinoblastoma is caused by a mutation in a gene controlling cell division, causing cells to grow out of […]


PATIENT INFORMATION ON RETINAL AND VITREOUS SURGERY This information is intended as a general guide only. Please ask the nurse or doctor if you have any questions relating to this information. DISEASE PROCESS / INTRODUCTION The retina lines the inside of the eye and is a thin tissue composed of […]

Eye cancer

This factsheet is for people who have eye cancer, or who would like information about it. Eye cancer is a lump in or around your eye that is created by an abnormal and uncontrolled growth of cells. How cancer develops About eye cancer Symptoms of eye cancer Causes of eye […]


TREATING GLAUCOMA Glaucoma can be treated with eye drops, pills, laser surgery, traditional surgery or a combination of these methods. The goal of any treatment is to prevent loss of vision, as vision loss from glaucoma is irreversible. The good news is that glaucoma can be managed if detected early, and […]