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Flashes and floaters explained

31st October 2018

What are flashes and floaters? Floaters look like small, dark spots or flecks that appear to move around the eye. They are more common if you are myopic (short-sighted) or if you have had eye surgery...

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National Eye Health Week: Your child’s eye health

28th September 2018

Your child's sight is precious. Good vision helps them to learn, play and communicate with the world around them. The number one piece of advice any eye care professional will offer is to ensure th...

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Macular degeneration – the biggest cause of sight loss in the UK

26th September 2018

Did you know macular degeneration is the biggest cause of sight loss in the UK? Every seven minutes of every single day someone in the UK will be diagnosed with this sight-threatening eye condition. ...

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Contact lenses wearers – how to reduce your chance of developing an eye infection

25th September 2018

There have been a few reports in the news this week about a rare eye infection affecting contact lens wearers. Whilst we haven't seen any cases of this infection, we thought we'd take the opportunity ...

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Children’s eye health tips

28th August 2018

As part of the Association of Optometrist's ABSee campaign, they have produced a helpful guide covering advice on when to spot your child may need to see an optometrist, tips on looking after their vi...

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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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