cataract surgery

Video FAQ’s: Cataract surgery: What is a secondary cataract?

By James Ball | 20 June 2017

Once a cataract is removed in cataract surgery, a secondary cataract cannot grow back. Sometimes our body has a reaction to the healing process that is similar to a cataract but this is very rare.

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Video FAQ’s: Cataract surgery: When can I exercise after cataract surgery?

By James Ball | 06 June 2017

When can you exercise after cataract surgery? Well, it’s a major operation for your eye. However, gentle exercise after the surgery is possible after a few days, but you should avoid heavy weight lifting and extreme workouts.

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Video FAQ’s: Cataract surgery: How long does cataract surgery take?

By James Ball | 01 June 2017

Cataract surgery is a very short procedure especially for cases that are straightforward.

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How would I know if I have cataracts?

By James Ball | 06 May 2017

How do you know if you have cataracts? Well, it’s a gradual process like the rest of the joyous ageing process, it creeps up on us, small things and such small changes that you can accept the day by day.

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When is the best time for cataract surgery?

By James Ball | 27 February 2017

The best time for cataract surgery is when it begins to impact your quality of life. At Custom Vision Clinic, we can help you get back this quality and potentially even improve it.

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About our surgeons

Mr James Ball | Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

MA (Cantab) MB BChir FRCOphth CertLRS

I am a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Custom Vision Clinic. My major interest is in refractive surgery and finding the best treatment suitable for each patient.

Mr Jack Gormley | Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

MB ChB (Hons) FRCOphth CertLRS

I am a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Custom Vision Clinic and York Teaching Hospital, where I lead the Corneal and Refractive service. I have completed over 2,000 surgical and laser eye procedures.