Clinical

  • General Surgical Information

  • Eyelid Conditions

    • Excess Eyelid Skin and/or Fat (Dermatochalasis and Blepharoplasty Surgery)

      Excess eyelid skin and fatty tissue is very common, particularly in the upper eyelid. Blepharoplasty surgery corrects this.

    • Droopy Eyelid (Ptosis)

      Ptosis is drooping of the upper eyelid. It can be corrected with surgery. Click on this link to find out more.

    • Out-turning Eyelid (Ectropion)

      An out-turning eyelid (ectropion) is a common problem that can occur with aging. It can be uncomfortable and cause a watery eye, but can be corrected with surgery. Click on this link to find out more.

    • In-turning Eyelid (Entropion)

      An in-turning eyelid (entropion) is a common problem that can occur with aging. It can be uncomfortable and cause the eyelashes to rub and scratch the surface of the eye. It can be corrected with surgery. Click on this link to find out more.

    • Chalazion (Styes, Meibomian Cysts)

      Styes (chalazions or meibomian cysts) are a very common eyelid problem that can cause pain and visual symptoms. Click on this link to find out more about how to manage them.

    • Eyelid Lumps and Bumps (Benign Eyelid Lesions)

      The eyelid is a very common location for a wide range of benign lesions. Click on this link to find out more about them.

    • Eyelid Cancers (Malignancies)

      The eyelid is one of the commonest places to develop skin cancers in the body because of the delicate skin and high sun exposure. Click here to find out more about these cancers and the surgery required to remove them.

    • Children’s Eyelid Conditions

      Children can occasionally be born with specific eyelid conditions which require great expertise and experience to manage. Click here to find out more about them.

    • Eyelid Spasm (Blepharospasm and Hemifacial Spasm) and Botulinum Toxin

      Eyelid spasm can be a debilitating condition. It can be very effectively managed with botulinum toxin injections. Click on this link to find out more.

    • Blepharitis

      Blepharitis (inflammation and debris on the eyelid margin) is one of the commonest eye conditions. Click here to find out more about it and how to treat and manage it.

  • Cataract and Glaucoma

    • Glaucoma

      Glaucoma is a condition in which raised pressure in the eye causes damage to the optic nerve at the back of the eye. It is usually painless, but can be blinding and should be checked for in people at risk and monitored and treated in people with glaucoma. Click here to find out more about glaucoma and how it is treated and managed.

    • Cataract Background and Surgery

      Cataract is the commonest cause of visual loss. It can be corrected with one of the most successful and life changing operations that surgeons do. Click here to find out more.

  • Watery Eye Conditions

  • Eye Socket Conditions

    • Thyroid Eye Disease and Orbital Decompression

      Thyroid eye disease can be a debilitating and blinding condition that requires intensive and multidisciplinary care. Click here to find out more.

    • Eye Socket Infection (Orbital Cellulitis)

      Infection of the eye socket can be a very serious condition requiring urgent medical and surgical management. Click here to find out more.

    • Eyelid and Eye Socket Trauma

      Trauma can cause fractures of the bones of the eye socket. This requires expert assessment and management. Click here to find out more.

    • Eye Removal Surgery

      Surgical removal of the eye is sometimes necessary. However, this operation can have very successful outcomes such as relieving pain, clearing tumours and improving the appearance. Click here to find out more.

  • Other Conditions and Treatments

    • Steroid Treatment

      Steroid treatment is required for some eye conditions. Click here to find out more about this treatment.

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