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The Emotional Side of Sight Loss

5th May 2017

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Sometimes it is the little things that make all the difference.  Mrs F tells her story about the emotional effects of sight loss and how having the right care helped her find a way through it. On being diagnosed with glaucoma: “I was diagnosed with Glaucoma and it came as quite a surprise at first, then I started to notice the blurring in my vision, the glare and that, sometimes, I felt I wasn’t seeing the whole picture. I was treated at the hospital and even had a procedure to help...

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Preventing Diabetes Through Optomaps

21st April 2017

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How An Optomap Helped Ms P In Preventing Diabetes Optomap retinal imaging allows us as eye care professionals to work closely with our patients and other healthcare professionals in managing a patient’s general health. As some of the smallest blood vessels in the body are found at the back of the eye, they are often the first to be affected by systemic conditions such as Diabetes/ Hypertension. Optomap ultra-wide retinal imaging allows us to screen for any retinal changes which may...

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Mr. Glass Saved My Life

7th April 2017

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MR M. Has been a patient with Ryley and Evans since 1990 and like many he only needed reading glasses. Here he explains how what he thought was a routine eye examination became a moment of truth about the real importance of a good eye examination.

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MR Glass's Glaucoma Mission

24th March 2017

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Optometrist, Douglas Glass, talks about his experiences working within the award winning Glaucoma unit at QMC and how during world Glaucoma week it’s vital to step up and save your sight. Long Eaton based for over 20 years, local Optometrist, Mr Glass, reveals that Glaucoma is one of the leading preventable causes of sight loss: “For the majority of cases Glaucoma is a preventable sight loss. Using early detection methods through regular and thorough eye examinations an optometrist can...

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Why Optomap- the story of how one man couldn't save his sons sight.

10th February 2017

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