Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital features in Daily Mail

4 June 2013

In the Daily Mail today a patient of Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital, features discussing her treatment.

‘Me and my operation: Five-minute op means no more painful eye drops for glaucoma’

Gill Robinson, 61, a retired carer from St Ives, Cambridgeshire, had a new procedure for Glaucoma which affects more than half a million people in Britain. Gill had treatment with the new SLT Laser at Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital.

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About the SLT Laser

Eye surgeons at the Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital are now able to offer laser therapy in outpatients for a variety of common retinal conditions. SLT, Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty is outpatient laser therapy used to treat glaucoma.

The new addition to the existing wide range of ophthalmic technology at The Cambridge Eye Diagnostic Centre at the Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital means that patients can have a less invasive treatment for glaucoma as an alternative to surgery or drug therapy.

SLT, is a gentle and non-invasive treatment for glaucoma. It is not associated with adverse side effects and is a pain-free carried out in outpatients it is an effective option for most glaucoma patients.

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Cambridge Eye Centre

The widest and most up to date range of eye diagnostics and treatments available in one place. Our expert ophthalmic surgeons provide a wealth of experience, performing a variety of procedures, including age-related macular degeneration treatment and cataract removal surgery.

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Cataract Removal Surgery

Consultant ophthalmologists at the Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital perform over 900 eye operations a year with half of these being cataract removal. Click here to find out more

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