Deterioration and loss of sight can potentially be treated by laser surgery.

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Test yourself for age-related macular degeneration

As the leading cause of vision loss in the UK, age-related macular degeneration is something we should see coming, but many of us fail to read the signs. 

The eye, like other parts of the body, begins to suffer wear and tear in our later years. Advanced AMD generally leads to a blind spot in central vision, but it’s not a hopeless situation. Catching it early can help to slow its progression and you can lower your risk of developing severe AMD through simply making a few lifestyle changes and precautions right now. Here's what you need to know.

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A feast for the eyes: nutrition and your vision

Keeping an eye out for the right foods to protect your vision and eye health? Look no further.

4 signs you may have cataracts

Cataracts affect many of us as we get older but acting early can reduce the impact they'll have on your life. Mr Joey Cazabon, Consultant Ophthalmologist at Nuffield Health Chester Hospital, reveals four signs you might be developing them.

4 ways to protect your eyes from cataracts

It's true, cataracts are common. But you're not helpless to reduce their impact on your vision and your life. Mr David Anderson, Consultant Ophthalmologist at Nuffield Health Wessex Hospital has four tips to protect your eyes.

Life in a different light: Graeme's cataract surgery

At just 51 years old, Graeme Chisholm was surprised to learn cataracts were responsible for his deteriorating eyesight. Here's how multi-focal lens implants brought his life back into focus.

A world obscured: an honest look at cataract surgery

Cataract surgery is the most common procedure performed in the UK and one of the safest. But it’s far from simple. Here is our need-to-know guide on the potentially life-changing operation.