In this blog, Professor Gus Gazzard, a glaucoma consultant and president of the UK & Éire Glaucoma Society, and Evgenia Konstantakopoulou, an optometrist specialising in glaucoma, explore the evidence on treatment options for different types of glaucoma.
Eyes and vision
Cataract surgery: both eyes on the same day or on different days?
People who need cataract surgery on both eyes may wonder whether it is better to have them done on the same day or on different days. Sarah Chapman looks at the Cochrane evidence on how the two approaches compare and discusses what else might be important to consider.
Cataract surgery: a quick look
A short blog for people who have cataracts in both eyes and are thinking about surgery.
Do long-sighted children need to wear glasses?
Salma Ahmad and Catherine Suttle address some questions about whether long-sighted children need to wear glasses, with the help of recent Cochrane evidence.
Fishing for answers: can omega 3 supplements save our vision?
New evidence on whether taking omega 3 supplements can prevent or slow age-related macular degeneration
Shopping for health: reliable evidence supports patient and purse
New Cochrane review establishes safety of cheaper drug for a common eye disease and highlights the importance of reliable evidence