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Through a shark’s eyes

08th May 2015

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 ...

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Sunglasses – not just a style statement

06th May 2015

I’ve been reluctant to start this blog. Talking about sunglasses and sunny weather will no doubt result in a May where the sun goes AWOL. Regardless, it is good to remember sunglasses aren’t just ...

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Ian Cameron named UK Contact Lens Practitioner of the Year

22nd April 2015

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 Awa...

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Calls for tighter regulation on the laser eye industry

18th April 2015

Further to a report calling for tighter regulations in the laser eye sector, Ian appeared as an expert guest on BBC Radio Scotland to discuss the procedure. At the moment anyone who is a qualified doc...

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Optometrists could ease pressure on GP practices

24th March 2015

As pressure on GP surgeries mount and patient groups call for better access to doctors, pharmacists are being lined up to assist in relieving this pressure. Optometrists could also play a role in free...

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Don’t let the eclipse leave you with eye damage

19th March 2015

As Friday morning’s celestial spectacle nears, people are flocking to Scotland for the best view of the first eclipse in over 15 years. Not to be the ones to spoil a party, we must take this opportu...

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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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