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Eye disorders

The following can all be picked up during a routine eye examination: Blurred vision. Maybe due to myopia (shortsight), Hypermetropia (longsight), and Astigmatism.

All of these conditions can be corrected with Spectacles and Contact lenses.

Spectacles

Is Technology Damaging Our Eyesight?

With more and more of us using our mobiles, tablets and computers on a daily basis, it also seems that vision-related problems are on the rise. Although researchers suggest that staring at screens won’t cause permanent damage, frequent use can exacerbate problems with...

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Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Ongoing trials attempting to find the cure for blindness are being carried out by surgeons in London. Groundbreaking human embryonic stem research has lead to an operation being performed on an anonymous 60 year old woman with Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) at...

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An Introduction to Floaters

Floaters are tiny spots that seems to drift in front of the eyes but do not block vision. Floaters often develop as part of the eye’s natural ageing process and it is not usually possible to prevent them.

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In Introduction to Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic Retinopathy is the number one cause of blindness in individuals of working age in the UK. Diabetes results in abnormally high levels of blood sugars that can damage blood vessels in the body including on the back of the eye.

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