Posted on 05th October 2011
The material called “Duoptix” is made of 80% water (a similar proportion to the cornea) and a network of 2 special types of plastic. The researchers hope that it will replace donor tissue in corneal transplant surgery and lower the chance of rejection by the eye which occurs in around 20% of cases. Corneal grafts are carried out in cases where the patient’s cornea is either misshapen or loses clarity through disease or injury.
22nd April 2021
After a year like no other, we are especially impressed by our optometrist, Rebecca Daly, who is one of the first individuals to have gained the NHS Education for Scotland Glaucoma Award Training (NES...Read more
14th April 2021
Myopia is expected to affect 50% of the world population by 2050. In the UK, the amount of myopia has increased from 10% to 23% of children in the past 50 years. In the past year, we have noticed an i...Read more