Mr Venki Sundaram
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon
MD FRCOphth MRCOphth BMBCh BSc

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Top Winter Eye Health Tips

11th October 2019

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The harsh weather that British Winters bring us may present new issues for your eyes. One of the most common problems people face is dry eyes, which can be caused by a number of things such as cold temperatures, harsh winds and central heating. Follow our top tips for keeping your eyes healthy and protected […]

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Case study – Kevin Moorhouse, Cataract Surgery

16th September 2019

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Kevin’s story As a director in a broadcast company, Kevin’s career is largely orientated around work on PCs and his eyesight is crucial. Kevin had a cataract in his left eye, meaning that his left eye was out of focus for longer distance sight. This was beginning to make driving very difficult for him, as […]

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8 Ways Cataract Surgery Can Improve Your Quality of Life

5th September 2019

Elderly man looking out over the ocean view

A cataract can have negative implications on you, your life and your wellbeing. Find out more about the positive after-effects of cataract surgery… What is a cataract? A cataract is a clouding of the lens in the eye. This is a natural ageing process that eventually occurs in all eyes; however, a cataract can also […]

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Travelling After Eye Surgery

14th August 2019

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Eye surgery tends to have a quicker recovery time than other types of surgeries. If you’re eager to get back to normal life, you’re likely to want to travel, whether that be flying across the globe or taking a road trip cross country… let’s take a look at what you should and shouldn’t do when […]

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Eye Care During Hay Fever Season

17th July 2019

yellow flowers in field

Summer should be a time to enjoy the great outdoors, but if you’re affected by hay fever, it’s not always the carefree season you might wish for. Hay fever symptoms such as dry or itchy eyes can make summertime difficult. Follow our eye care tips to help alleviate any irritation you may be experiencing.    What is […]

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Is my Eyesight Affecting my Golf Swing?

10th July 2019

man positioned in golf swing

As all keen golfers will know, good eyesight is essential to the game. So, if your swing has been below par recently, loss of vision could be the cause, and there are a number of eye conditions that could be behind your visual symptoms. These include: Cataracts  Glaucoma   Age-related macular degeneration (AMD)  Myopic degeneration  Read on to discover […]

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Case study – Anita Cullen, Cataract Surgery

10th July 2019

Anita’s story  Housewife and former dental nurse Anita Cullen had had a cataract for many years. At first, this only affected her vision in small ways, but as time went by it became progressively worse. At the age of 61, it was getting to the stage where her eyesight was severely affected, leaving her almost blind in her right eye. As […]

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Case Study – Steven Johnston, Cataract Surgery

20th May 2019

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Steven’s story At 56 years of age, Steven’s cataracts were beginning to severely affect his life and he was told by his optician that they would potentially cause him to go blind within 12 weeks. After receiving this frightening news, Steven immediately started looking into surgery. As an Architectural Technologist and Senior Design Manager, Steven’s […]

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