Technology

Make time to protect your vision

08th May 2017

A recent survey found that around 10 million Brits are at risk of losing their sight because they “can’t be bothered” going for an eye examination. Testament to the importance of having regul...

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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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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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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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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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iPad dispensing – giving you the perfect fit

21st July 2015

iPads or should that be eyePads, have been an invaluable tool at Cameron Optometry for a number of years now. There have been a several stories about them in the media lately as more optometrists ackn...

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Optometrists can alleviate pressure on A & E

13th January 2015

In a week when the pressure on A & E departments hasn’t been out of the news, the Local Optical Committee Support Unit (LOCSU) has highlighted the role that optometrists and opticians could play...

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Smartphone app for eye tests

27th August 2013

My first mobile phone made calls, sent about 200 characters of text and weighed enough that to use the term mobile was a slight exaggeration. My most recent phone looks like it might be able to downl...

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Glaucoma Simulator App

18th June 2013

If you would like to appreciate for yourself the impact that Glaucoma can have on your vision then there is now a clever App that can simulate the progressive visual loss that can be caused by Glaucom...

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