Foods and supplements help improve your vision

There is some evidence that some foods and supplements are rich in lutein, zeaxanthin and Meso-zeaxanthin. They may help, or slow down age-related macular degeneration. This is one of the leading causes of visual loss in the UK. However, this remains controversial.

By | November 8th, 2016|Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD)|Comments Off on Foods and supplements help improve your vision

Event debrief: Macular degeneration treatments: a glimpse into the future

Our last event was sold out! Nearly 40 optometrists and GPs attended our last healthcare professionals lecture held Thursday, 14 April 2016 from 18:30 to 21:30 (GMT): "Macular degeneration treatments: a glimpse into the future". Mr Jaheed Khan shared his cutting-edge knowledge of the most current and latest treatments for AMD.

By | April 25th, 2016|Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD), Jaheed Khan, Professional Events|Comments Off on Event debrief: Macular degeneration treatments: a glimpse into the future

How to test yourself for signs of Age-related Macular Degeneration using an Amsler Chart

The Amsler chart is a tool that eye doctors use to detect vision problems (specifically, Age-related Macular Degeneration). You can download and print this Amsler Chart to use at home. Early diagnosis means early treatment, so it may help to limit or at least slow the vision loss you experience. If you are at risk for [...]

By | March 18th, 2016|Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD), Instructional Videos|Comments Off on How to test yourself for signs of Age-related Macular Degeneration using an Amsler Chart

What questions should I ask to ensure I am seeing the most qualified surgeon?

Professor Michel Michaelides explains what kind of questions you should ask to ensure you are seeing the most qualified surgeon.

By | January 4th, 2016|Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD), Diabetic Retinopathy, FAQ Video, General Eye Conditions, Inherited Retinal Disorders, Michel Michaelides, Retina|Comments Off on What questions should I ask to ensure I am seeing the most qualified surgeon?