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Eye infections – make your optometrist your first port of call

07th December 2016

As we enter the winter months, many will be stocking up on tissues, vitamins and cold remedies. Unfortunately with these nasty bugs comes the increased chance of picking up an eye infection. Infect...

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Cameron Optometry only practice with three independent prescribing optometrists

11th November 2016

We are delighted to announce that Claire Keith has become our third independent prescriber, having graduated today. After three years of study, Claire joins fellow optometrists Ian Cameron and Gillian...

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Blue light: is it harming my vision?

20th October 2016

What is it and why is it important? The visible light that our eyes can see is composed of a spectrum of colours, just like a rainbow. Sunlight consists of the entire spectrum of light so we are ex...

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Are screens damaging my child’s vision?

16th October 2016

Parents regularly debate how much screen time their children should have for numerous reasons, one of which may be their concern for their vision. With a dramatic rise in children developing myopia...

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Act now to protect your vision from digital eyestrain

14th October 2016

How often are any of us really away from our technology these days? Probably a lot less than we think we are but I wish I could have captured a picture of the chap texting furiously next to me in the ...

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Cleaning and caring for your contact lenses: A refresher

12th September 2016

Cleaning and caring for your soft contact lenses: A refresher Many of our patients have had contact lenses for decades and they give them little consideration on a daily basis. Contact lenses give so...

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High blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, arthritis, cancers and now potentially Parkinsons… An eye examination is so much more than a test of your vision

21st August 2016

A new study shows promising signs that in the future an eye examination will be able to identify the early stages of Parkinson’s disease.   Researchers have identified that changes in the sha...

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Short-sighted athletes turn to overnight vision correction

04th August 2016

Revolutionary orthokeratology allows sports people the freedom to compete lens-free   On Saturday 6 August, the 31st Olympic Games will kick off with over 200 countries taking part, competi...

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Reassurance regarding children’s eye examination following case in Ipswich

25th July 2016

It was with great sadness that we read the about the case of Vincent Barker (8) who died in 2012 following the missed diagnosis of bilateral papilloedema which was a sign of a buildup of fluid on his ...

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Ian Cameron performs eye surgery in ‘Glaucoma Wet Lab’

22nd June 2016

  Last week I attended the ‘Glaucoma Wet Lab’. Officially for doctors, these are hands on practical events where you are offered the chance to practice surgical techniques on pigs eyes. Whil...

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