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June Brown

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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Vitamins for Healthy Eyes

Vitamins are essential for the growth and maintenance for your eyes and the rest of the body. Here is our list of important vitamins to take for healthy eyes. 1.  Vitamin E Vitamin E is an anti oxidant that is needed to protect your eyes from free radical damage.  Studies have shown that vitamin E […]

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Computer Eye Strain

Tips to Reduce Computer Eye Strain

Staring at computers for long periods of time may cause eye strain. Problems of the eye caused by the use of computers is termed Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS). Symptoms of computer vision syndrome are : Eye strain Headaches Blurred vision Double vision Eye irritation Dry eyes Watery eyes Increases sensitivity to light Neck pain You […]

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Alcohol and Eyesight

Alcohol and Your Eyesight

Did you know that excessive drinking of alcohol can have implications on your eyesight and other parts of your body. Here is our list of short term and long term effects of drinking excessive alcohol on your eyesight. Short Term Effects of Alcohol on your Eyesight: 1.  Reduced Visual Performance Drinking heavily affects the brain […]

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Happy Christmas – raise your glasses, and eyebrows, here’s some awful jokes for your crackers!

  As we near the Christmas holidays in Warwick, we thought we’d add a little cheer to help with the shopping and mince pies. Remember to come and visit us for designer sun glasses for Winter holidays and to book that overdue eye test as part of your New Year Resolutions! Q: Why is the Scrooge fond […]

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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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Glaucoma - McConnell Opticians Warwick

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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Cataract - McConnell Opticians Warwick

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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