Goring Hall HospitalBodiam Avenue, Goring-by-Sea, West Sussex, BN12 5AT Directions
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Expert assessment and treatment for a wide range of eye and vision problems
Our private eye surgery team can diagnose and treat a range of eye and vision-related symptoms you might be experiencing, such as:
Private Eye Treatments in Worthing include, but are not limited to:
Cataract is the formation of cloudiness in the eyes natural lens. The cloudiness is caused by protein cells building up into a clump that appear yellow.
This cloudiness prevents light from reaching the back of the eye which affects the vision. Cataract surgery involves making a small incision to remove the natural lens and replacing it with a new clear plastic lens.
We can offer different lens options when having cataract surgery:
A monofocal intraocular lens aims to reduce spectacle dependence for distance (driving) vision.
A multifocal intraocular lens aims to reduce spectacle dependence for a wider range of activities, including intermediate (computer screens) and near (reading) vision.
A toric intraocular lens aims to correct astigmatism as well as near-sightedness and far-sightedness.
Cataract surgery is normally a day case procedure under local anaesthetic and takes under an hour.
There are occasions where following cataract surgery people can experience blur. During cataract surgery the natural lens in the eye is removed because it has become cloudy and is affecting vision.
The lens is replaced with a new plastic lens. Later on blur can be caused by the membrane of the new plastic lens thickening and becoming cloudy which stops light reaching the back of the eye.
YAG laser treatment uses the laser beam to create a hole in the cloudy membrane which allows light to get to the back of the eye therefore eliminating blur.
Age related macular degeneration (AMD) is a condition that affects the centre of the retina, also known as the macula.
You may benefit from treatment for age related macular degeneration as daily tasks can become difficult due to the change in vision. Wet AMD can be treated with drugs that prevent new blood vessels from growing therefore reduces further progression of the condition.
The drugs are administered via injection into the gel like substance in the eye.
Glaucoma is a condition where the optic nerve suffers damage due to the high level of pressure and fluid in the eye.
The type of treatment recommended to you will depend on the type glaucoma you have. Treatment can be given in the form of eye drops, laser treatment, and in some cases surgery.
Each treatment method either drains the fluid or slows down the amount of fluid that is produced.
Ptosis is a condition where the upper eyelid becomes droopy. This condition is usually age related due to muscle defects, and particularly those who frequently wear contact lenses due to the microscopic damage from inserting the lenses.
In severe cases surgery may be required to lift the eyelid. This condition can interfere with vision if the eyelid covers the pupil.
The condition can be unilateral or bilateral and can be caused by the natural aging process or more serious conditions such as stokes, brain tumours or cancer that may affect the nerves and muscles.
An optical coherence tomography scan (commonly referred to as an OCT scan) uses light rays to create a detailed image of the back of the eye.
OCT scans can help diagnose conditions such as glaucoma, macular degeneration, and retinopathy. The centre and side vision of the patient is examined to measure how severe the condition is.
Dilation isn't required for an OCT scan as during the assessment the front of the eye is also examined.
Accessing private healthcare is easy, whether you choose to pay directly or use private medical insurance.
If you are paying for yourself, we can usually offer an upfront cost which you can then choose to pay in full or access one of our easy payment options.
If you have insurance, we can arrange direct settlement with your insurance provider, although you should check in advance to see if your treatment is covered. For more information, visit our private medical insurance page.