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Diabetic retinopathy – causes, symptoms and treatment

Diabetic retinopathy is a complication of diabetes, caused by high blood sugar levels damaging the back of the eye (retina). It can cause blindness if left undiagnosed and untreated. But how does diabetic retinopathy come about, what are the symptoms and how can it be treated? We speak to leading eye expert at The Holly, Mr Hadi Zambarakji (Consultant Ophthalmologist), about the condition.
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Four facts about glaucoma, the ‘silent enemy of sight’

While many people have heard of the eye condition known as glaucoma, few know that it can have a very serious effect on eye health. Even fewer people know that it is one of the leading causes of blindness in the UK. We speak with leading eye expert and Consultant Ophthalmologist Mr Ian Subak-Sharpe, from The Holly Private Hospital, about the condition.
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Tinnitus: five things that you need to know about ringing ears

Tinnitus is when you hear noises, such as ringing or buzzing, that are not caused by sounds from the outside world. Where do these noises come from and are there any treatments that can help? Mr Nitesh Patel, Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon at The Holly Private Hospital, explains five important facts about tinnitus