Ophthalmic Services

Cataract

Cataract is a clouding in the lens of the eye. Cataracts tend to develop gradually and can cause blurred vision, light sensitivity and sometimes double vision. Cataract surgery is very successful in restoring vision. To read more about cataract surgery at Midlands Eye Care click here…

Glaucoma

Glaucoma has been called the thief of sight – destroying the peripheral, or side vision. Once the vision is lost it cannot be restored but regular sight tests can detect glaucoma at an early stage and treatment for glaucoma can be very effective in halting or slowing the loss of vision. To read more about glaucoma treatment at Midlands Eye Care click here…

Age-related macular degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) is the most common cause of vision loss in those aged over 50. It causes a gradual loss of central (but not peripheral) vision. Central vision is needed for detailed work and for things like reading and driving. There are now new treatments for the more severe forms of macular degeneration. To read more about management of macular degeneration at Midlands Eye Care click here…

Diabetic eye disease

Diabetic retinopathy is the commonest cause of blindness and young and middle aged people. Good control of diabetes an early detection and treatment can reduce visual loss. There are some exciting new treatments that are now available at Midlands Eye Care. To read more, click here…

Strabismus (squint) and amblyopia

A squint is the common name for 'strabismus', which is the medical term to describe eyes that are not pointing in the same direction. To read more about squint and squint surgery click here ….