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Eastenders Legend June Brown Reveals She Is Going Blind

Being fans of the soap Eastenders it has recently been revealed in the various news outlets that showbiz star June Brown who plays everyones favourite character Dot Branning is going blind.  June stated that she is losing her eye sight.  She rarely goes to showbiz events as she struggles to recognise people and does not […]

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Tips For Healthy Eyes Over The New Year

For a lot of people the New Year means a healthy lifestyle.  People all around the world will be thinking of their New Years resolution whether it is to lose weight, exercise more often or even start a new hobby.  One of the best resolutions you can make is to look after your eyes for […]

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Tips for Winter Eye Care

As we are approaching winter, it is essential that you take care of your eyes from the harmful Ultraviolet (UV) rays and the cold air. As the temperatures drop, the air is more drier and less humid causing your eyes to lose moisture, this results in dry eyes and irritation caused by the insufficient production […]

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Arthritis and eye conditions

Arthritis and Eye Disorders

One of the commonest conditions our patients suffer from is arthritis.  Arthritis can affect any gender, age group and race. We assume that arthritis as just inflammation of the joints.  Research has shown that inflammation is not only attributed to your joints but can also affect your eyes.  Arthritis affects collagen in the joints.  Collagen […]

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Smoking and Eye Disorders

Cigarette smoke contains approximately 4000 chemicals that can harm your health and body. Smoking is one of the largest preventable cause of diseases.  Smoking not only harms your bodily organs and functions but it also affects the condition of your eyes. We all know that smoking is a cause for lung and heart disease but […]

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Food and Eyes

8 Foods for Healthy Eyes

Did you know that  having a well balanced diet and eating the right foods maintains healthy eyes but may also prevent future eye disorders. Here is a breakdown of 8 foods for healthy eyes that you should incorporate in your everyday diet: 1.  Avocado Avocado or other leafy greens contain anti oxidants like lutein and […]

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Winter is a good time to get your eye test.

Eye Care as we get older – first in a new series – number 1; Checks are important Everybody should have their eyes checked every two years and this becomes increasingly important as we get older, we would recommend an annual check to keep your eye sight at its best and to keep a check […]

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What is Glaucoma?

Glaucoma describes a group of eye disorders that result in damage of the optic nerve (which connects your eye to your brain) which leads to loss of field of vision. This disease is caused either by the pressure build-up of the fluid inside your eye, or because the nerve is more susceptible to damage from […]

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What is a Cataract?

The eye behaves just like a camera, as the lens inside the eye helps focus the light onto the retina. Cataract is a condition that is caused by the clouding of the lens within the eye which leads to the deterioration of vision. Cataracts are often age related, but not always. As cataracts are generally […]

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