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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.

Tinnitus – five things you need to know about ringing ears

Most people have heard of tinnitus, the name for hearing noises that are not caused by sounds coming from the outside world. But where do these sounds come from and what can actually be done about them? Mr Nitesh Patel, Consultant ENT Surgeon and Tinnitus specialist at The Holly, explains.

Covid-19 vaccine: FAQs with Aspen Medical Director, Dr Zoltan Varga

The UK’s Covid vaccination programme is well underway with more 31 million people having received their first dose at the time of publication. However, with various anti-vaccination conspiracy theories still being circulated online, it’s important to consider the facts. Dr Zoltan Varga, Aspen’s Medical Director, looks at the detail of the Covid-19 vaccines and tackles some of the common questions.

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.

Male depression: How Covid-19 is affecting men and signs to look out for

Depression is a serious medical condition and has been given increased attention and focus over the past year as the Covid-19 pandemic has taken hold. This is especially true for men who might be experiencing depression. Experts say a large percentage of men typically avoid seeking treatment for their physical or mental health. This can affect the people they love, things they enjoy and ability to carry out their responsibilities.

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Welcome to The Holly Health Blog

It is my pleasure to welcome you to The Holly’s new blog on all things health and wellbeing, and for updates from our award-winning hospital. We’ll be updating this blog with content from our world-renowned Consultants and our fantastic staff as well as our hard-working management team – all in one place on our website with a brand new design. We hope you like it.

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.