Category Archives: Eye Care

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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 ...
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Signs of cataracts appearing earlier
There was a worrying article in this week’s Optician Magazine summarising research that has found that patients are developing cataracts at an earlier age. A third of British adults knew someone who had been diagnosed with catar...
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Cameron Optometry welcomes new screening specialist
We are delighted to welcome Andrea Salgado to the team at Cameron Optometry. Before joining us, Andrea was an optometrist living and working in Madrid, specialising in contact lenses in particular Ortho-K lenses, which are worn o...
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Short-sightedness in children must be managed
A study out this week has found that yet again the rate of myopia (short-sightedness) in young people is on the rise. Now more common between aged 25 and 29 than those aged 55 to 59, with as many as half of this age group sufferin...
Through a shark’s eyes
The Shark documentary on BBC 1 last night was fascinating (and a pleasant break from GE coverage!). Sharks have a bad reputation, not least as a result of the 1970’s blockbuster, Jaws. But actually they are a species that pose v...
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Ian Cameron named UK Contact Lens Practitioner of the Year
Pioneering work recognised at Optician Awards We are delighted to announce that managing director, Ian Cameron, has been named UK Contact Lens Practitioner of the Year at this year’s Optician Awards. Recognising the speci...