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Nutrition for good eye health

13th June 2016

Good nutrition plays an important role in maintaining eye health. Eating a nutritious diet is the best way to get the nutrition that we need, but when this is not possible supplements can help.  ...

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300,000 have undiagnosed glaucoma – are you at risk?

10th June 2016

We’re supporting National Glaucoma Week (6-12 June) and encouraging people to book an eye exam to check for signs of the disease. An estimated 600,000 people in the UK have glaucoma, with potentiall...

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Optometrist vs Optician – what’s the difference?

30th March 2016

We are often asked about the significance of the word ‘optometry’ in our practice title and hope the following information may help to explain. You may be surprised to know that there are three m...

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Know the signs of retinoblastoma – eye cancer in children

07th March 2016

The first thing to say is, retinoblastoma, a form of eye cancer in children, is very rare. However, because it is rare, there is little awareness of the symptoms or even its existence. It is a fast gr...

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ITV feature on Myopia Management

02nd March 2016

Following on from other blogs on Myopia Management (also known as Myopia Control), using contact lenses to slow the progression of short-sightedness in children, we thought we'd share this feature f...

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We’ve been shortlisted for another award!

22nd February 2016

We’ve been shortlisted for another award! As some of you may be aware Ian Cameron currently holds the title of UK Contact Lens Practitioner of the Year With that success behind us, along with the U...

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Act now to prevent high levels short-sightedness in your child

08th February 2016

If you are short-sighted (myopic) the chance of your child becoming short-sighted significantly increases. We can now slow the progression of short-sightedness by up to 50% using specialised contact l...

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Optometrists could ease pressure on GP practices

24th March 2015

As pressure on GP surgeries mount and patient groups call for better access to doctors, pharmacists are being lined up to assist in relieving this pressure. Optometrists could also play a role in free...

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Changing to Avastin could save NHS £100m a year

25th November 2014

The drug Avastin has been in the newscalling for its use in the UK in a bid to save millions each year. Popular in the US, Avastin is used for patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD). ...

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Police Scotland relax ban on officers with colour deficiency

03rd October 2014

Ian Cameron was asked on to BBC Radio Scotland to discuss Police Scotland’s decision to reverse its ban on recruiting officers with colour deficiency. The change in policy was a result of a legal bi...

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