About Jane Olver

Jane Olver has been a Consultant Ophthalmologist and Oculoplastic Surgeon at Imperial Healthcare NHS Trust, London, since 1994. Jane Olver founded Clinica London in January 2011 with the aim of providing a rapid access, high quality, private Eye Clinic. Since August 2014 she has worked full time at Clinica London after resigning from the NHS. She is the Medical Director of Clinica London. She has a Vision for Excellence in all her work.

How can you help your vision if you have achromatopsia?

Currently, there is no cure for Achromatopsia. This condition is something you will have to live with for life. In this post, you will learn what you can do to help your vision when you have this condition. Adapting to achromatopsia can enable patients to live without limitations, however, having an improvement of vision in the future through gene therapy might open up their lives even more.

By | 2017-09-18T16:26:18+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Retina|0 Comments

What is Achromatopsia?

You may have achromatopsia if as a child you found that you could see a lot better in subdued light. With achromatopsia, you have no colour vision. You are sensitive to light (photophobia), and you have the presence of nystagmus (shaking of the eyes). In this post, we discuss diagnosis and what will happen when you see Professor Michaelides.

By | 2017-09-19T15:52:39+00:00 September 9th, 2017|Retina|0 Comments

Clinica London Evolution 2011 to 2017

Jane Olver welcomes you to Clinica London, the private clinic that helps you with your eyes and skin problems. Since the opening of the clinic in January 2011, we've introduced many new consultants, developments and skin and eye treatments helping us to offer more and more options for our patients.

By | 2017-09-06T12:23:20+00:00 September 8th, 2017|About Clinica London|0 Comments

If you have a diagnosis of Retinitis Pigmentosa

Learning that you may have a retinitis pigmentosa can be quite a shock. In this post, we aim to prepare you for when you meet Professor Michel Michaelides at Clinica London. He will be able to advise you on the inheritance patterns, clinical risks and what to expect with respect to progression of the disease. He will also give you advice about what we can do to help you.

By | 2017-09-19T15:37:37+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fighting Retinal Blindness from Retinitis Pigmentosa

In this post, we'll discuss the Retinitis Pigmentosa which is the general name given to a group of inherited retinal conditions that lead to the same gradual and progressive reduction in vision. Retinitis Pigmentosa is a genetic condition that often presents in children or young adults, but can also present for the first time later in life. s a condition that affects young people. Parents genetically pass the disease on to their children, which we try to describe in this post.

By | 2017-09-22T12:56:29+00:00 September 2nd, 2017|Retina|0 Comments