Age Related Macular Degeneration

Have Fun In The Sun, But Be Sure To Protect Your Eyes From Harmful UV Rays

Dr Nigel Best | Posted 28.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Nigel Best

This Macular Week (26 June - 2 July) - which aims to raise awareness of a range of macular-related conditions - we at Specsavers will be advising customers about the risk of sun exposure and the importance of wearing sunglasses or contact lenses with sufficient levels of UV protection.

Cholesterol Drug Could Help Restore Vision In Patients With AMD

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A drug commonly used to lower cholesterol could help restore vision in patients suffering from age-related macular degeneration (AMD). The health c...

Out of Sight, Out of Mind

Mike Daw | Posted 08.10.2016 | UK
Mike Daw

Most of us would consider our sight to be one of the most important senses, and fear the impact that sight loss would have on our independence. But eye health, in comparison with other diseases, is still largely neglected by medical research funding.

Eye Drops Could Be Used To Fight Blindness

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Cholesterol-lowering eye drops could be used to treat a common cause of blindness, research suggests. Scientists found a link between high choleste...