Conditions

We’ve been shortlisted for another award

09th June 2017

We're thrilled to learn Ian Cameron has been shortlisted for the BCLA's (British Contact Lens Association) Dry Eye Award. For those who have experienced dry eye (ocular surface disease), you will know...

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How to ensure glaucoma is detected early

15th March 2017

This week is World Glaucoma Week which has prompted us to encourage people to ensure they have regular checks. The earlier signs are spotted, the earlier it can be managed and treated. Our optometrist...

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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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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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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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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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Cameron Optometry team survive gruelling Tough Mudder (just)

17th July 2015

The team at Cameron Optometry donned their protective specs and braved this year’s brutal Tough Mudder challenge in the Scottish Borders. Raising money for the International Glaucoma Association,...

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GPs lack confidence when dealing with major eye conditions

01st December 2014

A recent survey found that GPs lack confidence in diagnosing major eye conditions. The survey found that just one third of the GPs questioned were confident in diagnosing symptoms or signs of age-re...

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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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