AMD  makes everyday tasks such as reading, watching TV, driving, or using computers more difficult and in some cases impossible.

Scientists at Trinity College have made a discovery that may lead to new ways of treating one of the most common diseases of the eye. The breakthroug(...)

New dedicated cataract theatres in Nenagh Hospital and the Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital are looking to take patients from other hospitals shortly.

Appalling, record-breaking waiting lists have become a ubiquitous feature of the Irish hospital system in the last five years. So much so it seems the(...)

John Donnelly: ‘He’d test you and you very much had to past that test’

Heroism, eclectic diversity of interests, deep spirituality and chartered accountancy are not usually found in each other’s company, but in the one-of(...)

Christine Dingle: spent nine months waiting for an appointment and two years on the surgical waiting list before her cataract operation was performed. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Tens of thousands of patients requiring simple cataract operations could be taken off public waiting lists through the creation of dedicated care team(...)

Kathleen Lynn was born on January 28th, 1874, in Mullafarry, near Cong in Co Mayo, the second oldest of three daughters and one son of Robert Lynn, Ch(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris (left), with patient Sr Margaret Quinn at the opening of the cataract unit at Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital in Dublin in 2017. Photograph:  Chris Bellew/Fennell Photography.

Waiting times for cataract surgery at the State’s main eye hospital have been halved since the opening of a new operating theatre in June 2017. The R(...)

Retired soldier Michael Smith, who went to Wales for a cataract operation.

Michael Smith, a 66-year-old retired soldier, had waited for more than two years for a cataract operation before he decided to have treatment in Wales(...)

The court heard David Byrne (42) of Sunnyhill, Castlemartin Lodge, Kilcullen, Co Kildare, suffered from a condition which causes difficulty seeing in low light and he had been advised not to drive. Photograph:  Collins Courts.

A postman has been convicted of dangerous driving causing the death of an elderly woman in Dublin almost two and half years ago. The court heard Dav(...)

The Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital, Dublin: scored highest for satisfaction. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

While at least half of patients reported a positive overall experience in the health system, individual hospitals and hospital groups scored different(...)

RTÉ group commercial director Willie O’Reilly is to leave the broadcaster

RTÉ group commercial director Willie O’Reilly is to leave the broadcaster at the end of the year. Mr O’Reilly (62) said he was not seeking another ex(...)

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