Understanding gene mutations in childhood eye disease

Thursday 25 January 2024

Researcher Roly Megaw sheds light on the devastating impact of RPGR gene mutations, which can cause macular and cone rod dystrophies.

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AMD guidelines vs patient realities

Tuesday 16 January 2024

Is there a gap between the recommended lifestyle advice for patients with AMD and the actual information received by patients? Sonali Dave from City University of London joins us to discuss her research on the subject.

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What causes photopsia and photophobia in patients with Stargardt?

Thursday 30 November 2023

What causes flashing lights in vision and discomfort with bright light in patients with Stargardt and how does it impact their lives? Professor Omar Mahroo and Dr Matteo Rizzi join us to discuss their latest research.

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What role does our immune system play in the development of AMD?

Tuesday 21 November 2023

Professor David Kavanagh from Newcastle University discusses his three-year research project, which aims to find a treatment for age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

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Research into inherited retinal disease and the benefits of genetic counselling

Thursday 26 October 2023

Research optometrist Shelley Black and genetic counsellor Claire Kirk discuss the latest inherited retinal disease research and the benefits of genetic counselling.

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What causes AMD and how can we detect it sooner?

Tuesday 17 October 2023

Dr. Ruth Hogg, senior lecturer at Queen’s University Belfast, discusses her recent research project that aims to uncover early signs of age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

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When and why are lasers used to treat patients with retinal diseases

Thursday 28 September 2023

Dr Liam Sullivan discusses lasers as treatment for patients with retinal conditions, such as diabetic retinopathy and retinal vein occlusion.

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How do degenerative eye conditions affect patient's mental health?

Tuesday 19 September 2023

Dr. Hari Jayaram from Moorfields shares ground-breaking research on the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on patients with degenerative eye conditions.

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