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Protect your eyesight

19th March 2015

“Prevention is better than cure.” “You only get one set of eyes, look after them.” Just a couple phrases that any optical professional will say on a daily basis. So with that in mind, please t...

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What do blind people see?

07th March 2015

As part of Royal Blind Week at the end of last month, the charity challenged people to take some time out to experience what it is like to be blind, whether for an hour or a whole day. Those who took ...

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Treatment could be avoided with early diagnosis, say 73% of optometrists

12th February 2015

I received this infographic from Spectrum Thea,suppliers of eye drops and solutions. I’m not a huge fan of infographics but the info in this particular graphic was eye-catching. The statistics shoul...

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Demodex: a nasty little mite

09th February 2015

This weekend I spoke at the 100% Optical event, one of the UK's largest trade event for eye care professionals. The topic was not one to be relayed over the dining table; it definitely had the ‘eugh...

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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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Blindness feared more than Alzheimer’s

15th December 2014

Research out from the RNIB has found that adults in the UK are more afraid of losing their sight than any other age-related health condition. The survey of over 2000 people found nearly half (44%) fea...

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Smartphone scanner seeks to reduce preventable blindness

26th November 2014

Since the launch of the first portable eye examination kit in 2013, many poorer countries have used it to great effect, diagnosing eye conditions in remote areas. The organisation behind it, Peek Reti...

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Changing to Avastin could save NHS £100m a year

25th November 2014

The drug Avastin has been in the newscalling for its use in the UK in a bid to save millions each year. Popular in the US, Avastin is used for patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD). ...

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Feast your eyes cookbook

16th October 2014

As part of National Eye Health Week, which took place last month, the organisers created a cookbook containing a collection of recipes packed full of essential nutrients for good eye health. We have a...

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World Sight Day calls for no more avoidable blindness

06th October 2014

Thursday will mark World Sight Day, a global initiative co-ordinated by Vision 2020. This year the campaign will focus on avoidable blindness and the organisers have highlighted worrying statistics wi...

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