Category Archives: Eye Care

Support nystagmus awareness on ‘Wobbly Wednesday’
This coming Wednesday (4 November 2015), the Nystagmus Network is encouraging people to hold events to raise awareness of the condition that affects around one in 1,000 people in Scotland. ‘Wobbly Wednesday’ events will raise ...
Will blue light damage your eyesight?
There has been some coverage in the media regarding an advert, which has since been banned, which highlighted potentially harmful effects of blue light. It is a topic that has received a lot of coverage as people become glued to t...
Eye examinations can uncover signs of brain tumours in children
Each week around 10 children are diagnosed with brain tumours in the UK. There are many symptoms that could indicate a brain tumour such as headaches, vomiting and difficulty with balance. There are also signs that can be picked u...
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Watch your step
Sadly as we get over the risk of falling increases. You are most at risk of a fall if you are over 75, female, are taking certain medication, have fallen before, and/or have conditions including Parkinson’s disease, arthritis, d...
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National Eye Health Week
As part of National Eye Health Week (21-28 September) we welcome guest blogger David Cartwright, Chair of the week, to discuss some of the concerning issues facing our country’s eye health. Our ageing population and unhealthy l...
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Optometrist Gillian Bruce to compete in Great Ethiopian Run for Vision Aid Overseas
Gillian shares her motivations for competing for this invaluable charity Running is a wonderful sport. It requires little more than a pair of trainers and some get up and go. The World Athletic Championships will start later ...