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Healthy Eyes Diet

Looking after your eyes requires regular eye tests and check ups. A professional optician or optometrist can check your eyes not only to assess your vision, but also to look for any health problems. But eye check-ups are not the only way you can help to keep your eyes in good shape – you can […]

27 Contact Lenses Removed From One Eye

Contact Lens Discovery It has been reported that doctors removed 27 contact lenses from a woman’s eye after a routine cataract eye surgery. The 67 year-old woman had a ‘blueish foreign mass’ removed from her eye during the procedure. She had attributed the discomfort to old age and dry eyes. Ophthalmologists performing the operation at […]

Sunglasses Sale at Whitby & Co Opticians

This summer, Whitby & Co are holding a summer sale on selected sunglasses. With up to 75% off, brands in the sale include Fa├žonnable, Fendi, Porsche Design, Adidas, Marma and Sama. Whitby & Co offer a wide range of designer sunglasses from the highest quality eyewear brands. We offer a selection of designer sunglasses not […]

Global Blindness to Triple by 2050

A recent report by the Lancet predicts that cases of blindness will rise globally from 36 million to 56 million by 2050. An increase in ageing population is the primary cause for such an increase. The report demonstrates a strong link between visual impairment and ageing, and as life expectancy continues to rise, the numbers […]

Hope for Dry Eye Sufferers with New Blood Drops

A new way of treating dry eyes is being trialled at Moorfields Eye Hospital, as reported in the Eye recently. By using a finger prick of patient’s own blood in eye drops, symptoms of dry eye such as redness and itchiness have been shown to be reduced. Dry eye is a common disorder of the […]

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