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A Guide to Laser Eye Surgery for Seniors

Laser eye surgery is often a viable option for seniors, but there may be certain factors to take into account. Here we’ll take a look at what to consider if you’re over 60 and thinking about laser-assisted vision correction. read more…

Can Alcohol Affect Eyesight?

We know that alcohol can damage our health, if consumed in excess, but did you know that alcohol can affect your eyesight? Here, we’ll take a look at the links between alcohol and eyesight, examining whether drinking alcohol can actually lead to long-term damage. read more…

Laser Eye Surgery: Blade vs Bladeless

One of the big selling points of laser eye surgery is the fact that it’s ‘bladeless’. So, instead of using a knife, the surgeon carries out a vision correction procedure with an ultra-precise laser beam. But did you know that there is more than one type of laser eye surgery available to patients – and that some are more ‘bladeless’ than others? Here, we’ll take a look at both blade and bladeless laser eye surgery and explore the pros and cons of each technique. read more…

Cataract Symptoms, Causes and Prevention

Did you know that cataracts are the leading cause of vision loss in older people?  The good news is this common condition is easily treatable once detected. Let’s take a detailed look at cataract symptoms, causes and prevention. read more…

Winter Eye Protection Tips

In the winter, we wrap up warm to guard against the chill winds, and perhaps apply lip balm to soothe chapped lips. But did you know there are also measures we can take to protect our eyes? Try these winter eye protection tips to maintain healthy eyes when the weather is at its coldest.  read more…

The Seasonal Superfood: Brussels Sprouts for Healthy Eyes

During the excess and indulgence of the festive period, most of us don’t eat enough healthy foods. So, it’s good to know that there’s one seasonal superfood that’s positively wholesome and nutritious – and what’s more, that it could benefit your vision. Read on to find out why you should eat Brussels sprouts for healthy eyes this Christmas. read more…

Laser Eye Surgery For Skiing, Snowboarding And Other Winter Sports

As the weather gets colder, it’s the perfect time to engage in active winter pursuits such as skiing, snowboarding and skating. If you’re a glasses or contact lens user who enjoys winter activities, you’ve probably experienced the inconvenience of misted-up glasses or dry eyes in the snow and ice. So, why not opt for laser eye surgery for your winter sporting pursuits? read more…

In the know – Implantable Contact Lens Risks

If laser eye surgery isn’t right for you, you might be considering a procedure to insert a permanent contact lens, such as Phakic IOL surgery or refractive lens exchange. If so, it’s important to understand potential implantable contact lens risks, as well as the likely benefits. Let’s take a detailed look at the procedure, assess the risks and compare them with the other vision correction treatments on offer. read more…

How To Treat And Avoid Developing Itchy, Dry Eyes In Winter

When the temperature drops outside, your cosy central heating can sap moisture from the air. Unfortunately, being close to fires, radiators and heaters during the winter months makes irritation and dry eyes a common complaint at this time of year, but with a little preparation, there are steps you can take to avoid this unpleasant condition. read more…

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