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Specialist Conditions

Specialist conditions

Flashes and floaters

Floaters look like small, dark spots or flecks that appear to move around the eye. They are more common if you are myopic (short-sighted) or if you have had eye surgery such as cataract surgery. Flashes look like random flashes of light in the eye, often in an arc shape in your peripheral vision, and more obvious at night or in low light levels. They are usually as a result of the movement of the vitreous jelly which fills the eyeball and is attached to the retina at the back of the eye.

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Demodex blepharitis

Blepharitis is inflammation of the eyelid margins, the edges of the eyelid, which causes a range of uncomfortable symptoms including, dryness, itching, red skin, red eyes, tired eyes, and blurred vision

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Punctum plugs

Anyone who suffers from dry eyes will know just how uncomfortable the condition can be. Symptoms such as burning, gritty, red eyes are common and vision can be reduced in severe cases.

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Lacrimal syringing

Lacrimal syringing for excessive tears. The lacrimal gland, within the eyelid, produces tears. Tears are vital for day-to-day lubrication of the eye and to wash away potentially harmful substances or allergens.When natural tear production is disrupted it can cause excessively watery eyes (epiphora)

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Colour blindness

Colour vision deficiency (sometimes known as colour blindness) is an inability to distinguish colours fully

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Diabetes

Diabetes patients are at risk of developing complications with their sight and eye health

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Cataracts

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Glaucoma

Our team of optometrists has a strong track record in diagnosing and treating glaucoma patients

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Macular degeneration (AMD)

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