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Sun Exposure and Cataracts

As the days grow longer and warmer, it’s a great time to remind everyone that Sun Awareness Week takes place during the first week of May. We all love to bask in the glorious sunshine and soak up some much-needed vitamin D. But, it’s essential to remember that the sun’s rays also bring with them […]

Uveitis

Uveitis is a condition of the eye that causes inflammation, or swelling, within the uvea. The effects of the condition can vary depending on which part of the uvea and eye is affected, whether it’s the front, middle or back. Symptoms can include pain, sensitivity to bright light, and impaired vision. However, the signs aren’t […]

Causes glaucoma

Glaucoma is thought to be the third leading cause of blindness worldwide, with an estimated 4.5 million people affected globally. One of the challenges of this common eye condition is that its symptoms do not manifest immediately, but rather develop gradually over the course of several years. As a result, many patients only seek medical […]

Motorists with Poor Eyesight

A recent study has revealed a worrying trend in the number of people with vision difficulties who continue to drive. Over the Christmas period, it was estimated 17 million motorists would be hitting the roads as they travelled to visit loved ones. Around 1 in 10 of those drivers could have been driving with vision […]

Myopia

Schools are being urged to allow pupils more time outdoors in a bid to combat the rising cases of myopia. Also known as near-sightedness, myopia is thought to be affecting more children than ever before due to spending more time in dimly lit classrooms. Over the course of the pandemic, most children switched to remote […]

Winter Eye Problems

Did you know that the colder winter months can play havoc on your eye health? Changes in both the environment and the weather can contribute towards a variety of eye problems that you need to be aware of. Here, we look at some of the most common winter eye problems, alongside how to treat them. […]