Medical Retinal Service
Dr York offers screening, prevention and treatment services for a variety of medical retinal conditions, including:
- Diabetic retinopathy
- ‘Wet’ and ‘Dry’ Age related macular degeneration
- Retinal vein/artery occlusions
- Retinal holes & tears
- Retinal dystrophies eg Retinitis Pigmentosa
Dr York makes use of modern technology including retinal cameras and state of the art retinal 3 D scans (OCT) in the diagnoses and monitoring of these conditions.
Dr York runs an intravitreal injection service using Anti-VEGF injections (special medication which helps to stop the bleeding and leakage from abnormal blood vessels in the back of the eye), which have been proven to be highly effective in the treatment of ‘Wet’ macular degeneration and diabetic macular oedema.
Dr York also offers retinal laser for a variety of conditions as an outpatient office procedure at the St Georges Eye Centre.