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Oliver Backhouse, Consultant Eye Surgeon www.cataract.org.uk

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Oliver Backhouse - BSc, MB BS, FRCOphth

Browse a selection of news stories covering my work and a range of topics relevant to eye care and health, including new developments, treatments and procedures.


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News articles

Groundbreaking lens gives new focus.

Non Laser Eye Surgery gives freedom from glasses for David.

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Yorkshire Post - AcriLISA Toric lens gives freedom from glasses

Advanced Cataract Surgery at the Yorkshire Eye Hospital Leeds. AcriLISA Toric lens gives near and far vision and corrects astigmatism. For the last 15 years David Diston has had to virtually give up his hobby of scuba diving because of his eyesight. David has been wearing glasses for the last 30 years and his eyesight was so bad without them he couldn't even recognise his family from 10 feet away. Now he has freedom from glasses thanks to Oliver Backhouse.

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Yorkshire Post - AcriLisa Toric lens implant gives freedom from glasses.

Advanced Cataract Surgery at the Yorkshire Eye Hospital Leeds. Lens exchange surgery is a good alternative to Lasik laser eye surgery and has the advantage of being permanent.

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Men are stronger but women live longer: So which is the healthiest sex?

We all know that when it comes to physical strength, men have the upper hand. Yet women tend to live on average three years longer, so which is the healthier sex?

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A Wartime Escape from Siam

A Wartime Escape from Siam

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Yorkshire Evening Post - AcriLISA lens gives freedom from glasses.

Advanced Cataract Surgery at the Yorkshire Eye Hospital Leeds. The AcriLISA lens gives near and  far vision. A Leeds man who at just 38 almost lost his sight in one eye due to a cataract is recovering at home following revolutionary treatment which gives him freedom from glasses.

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Innovative lens procedures performed at Yorkshire Eye Hospital

The 13th National Eye Week will take place from the 10th of December 2007, with the emphasis on 'Eyecare for the over 60's'. Cataract is one of the leading causes of poor vision in this age group and in the last decade improvements have been plentiful. The very latest innovations are being hailed as a major success by both patients and surgeon Mr Oliver Backhouse from the Yorkshire Eye Hospital.

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Yorkshire Post - Avastin for retinal vein occlusion restores sight.

Mr Mitchell was given Avastin to treat his Retinal Vein Occlusion at the Yorkshire Eye Hospital by Oliver Backhouse. Avastin lets Golfer keep eye on the ball. I am extremely grateful to Mr Backhouse for helping to restore my sight.

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Daily Express - The Miracle of Sight.

A blind woman has regained her sight after 16 years thanks to a cataract operation at the Yorkshire Eye Hospital with Oliver Backhouse.

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Telegraph & Argus

Oliver Backhouse, a Leeds /  Bradford  consultant eye specialist is spearheading an effort to beat blindness in Madagascar.

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