Cataract surgery is the most commonly performed eye surgery there is. Because of technology and advanced techniques, cataract surgery risks have a very low chance of occuring.
Glaucoma treatment risks depend on the type of glaucoma that the patient has. Before we prescribe any treatment, we ensure the patient understands any risks or complications.
The risks of laser eye surgery depend on the condition that we are treating. Overall, laser eye surgery is very safe and has very few risks.
Age-related macular degeneration treatment isn't very definitive. There is no known cure for macular degeneration as there is for example for cataracts. However, there are measures we can adopt to reduce the progression of macular degeneration.
A cataract forms on the lens of the eye with age. It turns the natural lens cloudy and starts to interfere with the patient's vision.
Dr. Leonard Teye Botchway's training and experience in ophthalmology is extensive. He spent years in London mastering the field of ophthalmology before he went to serve as an ophthalmologist in Bermuda which for quite some time, he was the only ophthalmologist on the island.
Diabetic retinopathy treatment depends on the severity of the condition. There are several different types of diabetic retinopathy treatment and we determine which one is appropriate after a thorough assessment.
There are two types of diabetic retinopathy; background diabetic retinopathy and proliferative retinopathy. The key things to remember for patients with diabetic retinopathy is to maintain a proper diet, exercise, blood sugar levels and to follow diabetic retinopathy treatment schedules.
Far-sightedness is when the patient's cornea is a bit too flat to focus rays of light properly onto the retina. This flatness leads to blurred near vision and in some cases intermediate and distance vision.
Glaucoma is an eye condition in which the eye pressure rises and damages the optic nerve. This can lead to irreversible vision loss.