Eye Care

Know the signs of retinoblastoma – eye cancer in children

07th March 2016

The first thing to say is, retinoblastoma, a form of eye cancer in children, is very rare. However, because it is rare, there is little awareness of the symptoms or even its existence. It is a fast gr...

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Reduce your chance of becoming short-sighted

26th February 2016

  We are often asked about whether there is anything you can do to reduce the chance of becoming short-sighted. So we've compiled some advice on steps you can take, which is especially important...

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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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Act now to prevent high levels short-sightedness in your child

08th February 2016

If you are short-sighted (myopic) the chance of your child becoming short-sighted significantly increases. We can now slow the progression of short-sightedness by up to 50% using specialised contact l...

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Support nystagmus awareness on ‘Wobbly Wednesday’

02nd November 2015

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 W...

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Will blue light damage your eyesight?

30th October 2015

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 covera...

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Eye examinations can uncover signs of brain tumours in children

28th October 2015

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 a...

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Watch your step

06th October 2015

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 Parki...

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National Eye Health Week

25th September 2015

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 agei...

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Optometrist Gillian Bruce to compete in Great Ethiopian Run for Vision Aid Overseas

20th August 2015

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 Cham...

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