Mr Venki Sundaram
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon
MD FRCOphth MRCOphth BMBCh BSc Harpenden / Cobham Clinic: 01582 714451 Bushey: 0208 901 5561

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What to Look for When Choosing a Cataract Surgeon

27th January 2020

Is your level of vision due to a cataract starting to interfere with your everyday life? It may be time to consider having cataract surgery. But with so many surgeons out there to choose from, how do you go about choosing a cataract surgeon? Follow our advice on what to look for when choosing your […]

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Why Choose Private Cataract Surgery

2nd January 2020

A cataract is a clouding of the lens in the eye, a natural ageing process that occurs in all eyes over a certain age. A cataract can also form at a younger age, usually due to other conditions. Cataract surgery, one of the most commonly performed operations worldwide, is recommended when the level of vision […]

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How to Make the Most of Winter Sports and Exercise After Cataract Surgery

20th December 2019

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If you are an active person who regularly enjoys partaking in sports and exercise, the thought of any type of surgery and the recovery time that comes with it may be scary. However, when it comes to eye surgery, there is a silver lining; you can see much better afterwards! Sports and exercise can be dangerous if your vision is not […]

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How to Overcome the Fear of Cataract Surgery

22nd November 2019

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Cataract surgery is one of the most commonly performed operations in the world, with an excellent success rate, safety record and a number of positive benefits to those suffering with a cataract. However, naturally, patients can still be very fearful, stressed and worried prior to having the surgery. Follow our advice on overcoming the fear surrounding […]

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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

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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

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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

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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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