Eye care advice

Is your vision roadworthy?

20th November 2017

As part of Road Safety Week (20-16 November), the AOP (Association of Optometrists) has undertaken further research into vision standards and driving. Sadly since this story hit the news we have heard...

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Diabetes and eye health

14th November 2017

Today is World Diabetes Day and unless you have the condition you may not realise the correlation between diabetes and vision. Diabetic eye disease is a group of eye conditions that can affect people ...

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National Eye Health Week: Sight after sixty

22nd September 2017

As part of National Eye Health Week, we are highlighting key eye care advice for various groups. Today we're sharing Vision Matters' advice on the ageing eye, sight after sixty. Our visual ...

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Why Michael McIntyre has got it all wrong about eye examinations!

16th January 2017

It’s officially ‘Blue Monday’, so for all our blog followers we thought a little humour was required. I recently watched this sketch from Michael McIntyre about visiting the optician. If you nee...

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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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Could visual stress be causing your child’s reading difficulties?

23rd May 2016

Children are encouraged to enjoy books from a young age, and learning to read is a huge part of their early years at school. Therefore, for parents, seeing your child struggling to read can be worryin...

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Sun protection: don’t forget your eyes

18th May 2016

It is finally here. Yes the sun has been seen for more than one consecutive day and we’re being told to expect the hottest summer on record. A sign of this was my son arriving home with a sun safety...

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