Eye Care

With At Least Half Of Sight Loss Cases Being Avoidable, Why Aren't We All Having An Eye Test Every Two Years?

Dr Nigel Best | Posted 22.09.2017 | UK
Dr Nigel Best

One of my privileges as an optician is to see my patients' faces light up when a new prescription means they no longer need to squint at their mobiles...

A Clear Vision For Every Child

James Farrell | Posted 07.09.2017 | UK
James Farrell

For Tanzanian-Indian student, Priya Morjaria, accessible eye care for every child is essential. Priya's experience studying in London is helping her to make this a reality in parts of the world that need it the most. We caught up with Priya at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) to find out more.

Christmas Party Survival Guide for Contact Lens Wearers

Brendan O' Brien | Posted 10.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Brendan O' Brien

Ask any contact lens wearer what frustrates them about preparing for Christmas parties and they'll probably tell you the same thing; lenses, lenses, lenses. Wear them for too long and your eyes can feel dry.

Five Signs Of Eyestrain & How To Fix It

Brendan O' Brien | Posted 11.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Brendan O' Brien

While eyestrain is not a serious or long term condition, it is certainly frustrating and can have a considerable impact on your concentration and mood, causing burning eyes and blurry vision. Luckily, there are many quick and simple ways to avoid and treat eyestrain.

Aspirin Linked To Elderly Blindness

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Regular use of aspirin can more than double the risk of a leading cause of blindness in older people, research suggests. Scientists found a signifi...

Light at The End of the Tunnel

Raconteur Media | Posted 10.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Raconteur Media

Knowing what to expect from eye care professionals depends on good communication which can empower and reassure patients, as Liz Bestic discovers.

Climate Change 'Is Harming Eye Health'

Raconteur Media | Posted 08.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Raconteur Media

Two years ago, retired teacher Vera started experiencing eye discomfort, irritation and crusting of the eyelids. She was prescribed a short course of antibiotics for what her doctor suspected was a simple eye infection, but several months later she was still having problems.