Specialist conditions

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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Technology, expertise and time: seek out a comprehensive eye examination

24th October 2017

According to a recent report by Which? two out of five eye tests in their research sample were not up to scratch. Although independent optometry practices did very well in the research, the overall re...

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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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The role of the expert witness

03rd April 2017

The vast majority of the time, our optometrist are seeing patients in our Edinburgh practice, managing their care on a day-to-day basis. However as an aside, you may not be aware that Ian Cameron is o...

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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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Scientists develop new way to diagnose cataracts

24th January 2017

There is really encouraging news coming out of Edinburgh’s very own Heriot Watt University today. Scientists there have developed a new way to diagnose cataracts, which on the face of it may not see...

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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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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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