Author: Gurjeet Jutley

Gurjeet Jutley's role at the Catholic University of Murcia (UCAM)

October, 2023

We are thrilled to share the exciting news regarding Gurjeet Jutley's role at the Catholic University of Murcia (UCAM) as part of the new Veterinary Department at the University. The introduction of the Veterinary Department signifies a significant expansion in the educational opportunities’ the university has to offer, and it aligns perfectly with Gurjeet's passion for teaching and his expertise in statistics. Gurjeet is honoured to be one of...

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How to manage dry eyes during Spain’s hot summers

September, 2023

Spain is one of the most beautiful holiday destinations and a must visit to enjoy the sun. While these provide plenty of opportunities for relaxation, when the mercury ticks too high, it can create problems. With climate change, summers in Spain are becoming even hotter and longer. If you’re prone to dry eyes, then this can present significant challenges. The combination of intense heat, glaring sunlight, and increased reliance on air...

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The Do’s & Don’ts of Using Eye-Drops

May, 2023

Eye drops are practical, simple-to-use medical treatment for a range of eye conditions, as well as alleviating symptoms such as itchiness, burning, and discomfort in the eye. Eye drops are prescribed by an ophthalmologist to prevent eye infections or to aid recovery from surgery. Prescribed eye drops should be used as directed. This is important because eye drops are formulated in a particular way for maximum safety and effectiveness. If they’re...

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A quick guide to lens replacement surgery

March, 2023

Lens replacement surgery, also known as lens exchange or lens replacement, is a surgical procedure in which the natural lens inside the eye is removed and replaced with an artificial lens. It can be a very valid option instead of wearing contact lenses or glasses. In this blog, Gurjeet Jutley provides a quick guide to lens replacement surgery and outlines what you can expect.   Is lens replacement surgery the same as cataract...

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How to treat astigmatism

February, 2023

Astigmatism is a common visual finding that most commonly affects the shape of the cornea and can cause distorted or blurry vision. It is essential to properly diagnose and treat astigmatism to maintain good vision and eye health.   In this article, Gurjeet Jutley discussed the causes, symptoms, and treatment options for astigmatism.   What is astigmatism and how is it caused?   The eye has two structures, the cornea and...

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When can I start normal activities after cataract surgery?

September, 2022

Although each case is different, your vision should begin to get back to normal within a few days of having the procedure.   Whilst cataract surgery is common, a reasonable period of recovery time is still needed, and when you get home you will want to rest and recuperate for a while.   In this article, Gurjeet Jutley explains what you can expect after cataract surgery, and how long it will take until you can get back to your...

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What happens after glaucoma surgery?

September, 2022

What happens after glaucoma surgery? Unlike cataract surgery, glaucoma surgery very rarely improves vision. Rather, it’s intended to stabilise vision and reduce the risk of future sight loss by reducing the pressure within the eye. This can be done in many different ways: essentially either reducing fluid into the eye or increasing fluid leaving the eye.   In this brief article, Gurjeet Jutley takes a look at what you can expect after...

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What does seeing halos around lights mean?

August, 2022

What does seeing halos around lights mean? If you notice that you are seeing bright circles or rings, like halos, around light sources when you look at them, it requires urgent assessment. It has several potential causes and consequences, some of which have serious implications.   The phenomena can be a particular problem when it happens at night, or in a dimly lit space where they can interfere with your vision. It might just be a...

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What happens after cataract surgery?

June, 2022

Cataract surgery has evolved to become a day case surgery, ensuring same day discharge back home. Cataract surgery involves the removal of a clouded lens, with the replacement artificial lens being implanted. This is not an absolute as on occasions the cataract may be removed without implanting an artificial lens. The aim is always to improve the vision and improve the quality of life of our patients. In this article, Gurjeet Jutley explains...

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The risk factors associated with glaucoma patient falls

March, 2022

What are the risk factors associated with glaucoma patient falls? Glaucoma impacts the visual fields of patients, so it’s perhaps unsurprising that it can increase a patient’s risk of falling. It has been described, that patients can have up to three to four times greater risk of falling, with ensuing risks of injuries. The most significant factor associated with glaucoma patients is their decreased visual field, particularly inferiorly....

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