Common Ophthalmological Conditions
Miss Grabowska sees patients experiencing a wide range of eye conditions and symptoms. Patients often arrive with diagnosis, but some are seeking this and want to know exactly what eye condition they are experiencing. Some of the most common conditions include:
A cataract is the clouding of the eye’s lens and once this occurs, you need the lens replacing. The benefit of cataract surgery is that your new lens can be prescription and therefore meet your visual needs exactly. They are most common in older patients but can occur at any age.
Macular degeneration is another common eye condition that affects your central vision as you age. It results in damage to the macula. There is no cure, but certain treatments can help manage the condition effectively.
This condition occurs due to trauma, injury, or conditions like diabetic retinopathy. It can lead to partial or complete loss of vision. It requires immediate medical attention.
A macular hole is a tear or hole in the eye’s macula. They can be repaired but will get worse if not dealt with quickly. Macular holes impact the central vision.
This condition occurs due to trauma, injury, or conditions like diabetic retinopathy. It can lead to partial or complete loss of vision. It requires immediate medical attention and should be considered an urgent procedure.