Clinical Matters

The link between hearing loss and Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease

"Adults with hearing loss have a higher risk for Alzheimer’s and other cognitive disorders Individuals with moderate to severe hearing loss are up to 5 times as likely to develop dementia According to several major studies, older adults with hearing loss—especially men— are more likely to develop Alzheimer's disease and dementia, compared to those with [...]

Eye Superfoods

Eye superfoods Eating the right foods have been proven time and again to have a positive impact on our general health and wellbeing. Eye friendly nutrients can be found in many foods which can help to protect against cataract and age-related macular degeneration (AMD) – a condition that impairs the vision of more than 600,000 [...]

Treating Dry Eye

Dry eyes and how to treat them Many people get dry eye. Dry eye syndrome is an uncomfortable condition caused by a lack of quality tears.Its much more common as we get older but it can happen to anyone. It's not usually serious but it is a miserable condition Evaporative [...]

Focus on Conjunctivitis

Conjunctivitis is a common condition that causes redness and inflammation of the thin layer of tissue that covers the front of the eye (the conjunctiva). People often refer to conjunctivitis as red eye. Other symptoms of conjunctivitis include itchiness and watering of the eyes, and sometimes a sticky coating on the eyelashes (if it’s caused [...]

My Hearing

Here at Jacksons we have teamed up with hearing aid specialists “My Hearing” to provide Nantwich with a premium Audiology Service. We know that experiencing hearing loss can be quite a scary experience. You worry that you’re going to miss out on important moments, milestones and events. From the joy of a child’s laughter to [...]

Glaucoma

What is Glaucoma Glaucoma is the name given to a group of eye conditions in which the optic nerve is damaged where it leaves the eye. Although any vision which has been lost to glaucoma cannot be recovered, with early diagnosis, careful monitoring and regular use of the treatments, further damage to vision can be [...]

Topcon OCT Conference

Our OCT scanner has now been with us since mid-summer and has been invaluable in detecting eye disease and monitoring our patient’s ocular health. It has already detected early macula issues in 2 patients resulting in emergency referrals that would not have been detected by conventional methods until they had become significantly worse. Earlier this [...]