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Introducing lenses that improve your vision on the road

17th November 2016

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When we examine our patients’ eyes we always take time to find out about themselves and their lifestyle and often find ourselves having conversations about vision whilst driving. Vision is a crucial aspect of road safety. It is estimated that crashes caused by poor driver vision result in approximately 2,900 casualties every year in the UK. So, during National Road Safety Week (21st – 27th November), we’ll be helping patients to improve their vision while driving. “Drivers’ eyes...

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You are what you eat

16th September 2016

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You are what you eat and a healthy diet means a healthy body. And this includes your eyes. This week is National Eye Health Week (19th – 25th September) and one way to help your eyes stay in good shape is to think about what you're putting on your plate. The vitamins, minerals and carotenoids found in fruit, vegetables and other wholesome foods really can help protect your sight. Research has shown that eating one portion of fish a week can reduce your risk of developing age-related macular...

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Eye health in the news

7th September 2016

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We are passionate about good eye health, so we were interested to see this piece on the BBC News Magazine website, click on the link to go to the BBC website. What is the food that can improve your eyesight? It's National Eye Health Week from 19-26 September, look out for more advice on keeping your eyes healthy on our website, our Facebook pages and Twitter feeds.

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Solving your work headaches with the right eye care

5th September 2016

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When we carry out an eye examination we always take time to ask our patients about their lifestyle and their work, and we have many conversations about the impact of office working on their health and eye sight. Eyestrain at work, back aches, headaches are not uncommon for those who spend much of their day at a computer. The charity Migraine Action lists eye strain and tension in the neck and shoulders as two factors that trigger migraine. We recommend simple tips, including having your work...

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