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

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The Birdwatcher

After losing his wife to cancer, Bruce contemplated giving up his lifelong passion of bird watching. Determined, he gathered the courage to return to the fields, but cruelly his eyesight began to fail soon after. This is his story of love, loss and redemption.

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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 and how cataract surgery can help.

4 ways to help prevent 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.

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. Here’s what you need to know.

3 common eye diseases which cause sight loss

Cataracts, glaucoma and age-related macular degeneration are the conditions most likely to affect your vision. Here's how we treat, prevent and manage the three thieves of sight.

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.


Tue 9 Nov
This free event at Nuffield Health Wessex hospital is for anyone who is wanting to find out more about macular disorders or cataracts and would like to explore the treatment options available and more information about procedures and costs.
Tue 7 Dec
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