Clinical Matters

Blephasol and blepharitis


Blepharitis causes swollen, itchy eyelids. It’s not usually serious but can be uncomfortable. If left untreated it can lead to distortion of the eyelid margin which prevents tears being properly spread across the surface of the eye on blinking. This can cause symptoms or blurring and grittiness. Symptoms of blepharitis include:   sore eyelids itchy [...]

Blephasol and blepharitis2023-02-04T10:33:32+00:00

Enhanced Eye Health Examination


Your vision is precious! Our Enhanced Eye Health Examinations is a comprehensive evaluation of your vision and ocular health lasting approximately 45 minutes. You will see both our optometrist and an optical technician who will conduct a battery of tests appropriate to your needs. We will establish and prescribe your precise prescription discuss your [...]

Enhanced Eye Health Examination2023-02-04T10:10:45+00:00

Optical Coherence Tomography – OCT


What is OCT? Optical Coherence Tomography - OCT, is a specialist scan that, until recently, was only found in specific hospitals across the UK. An OCT creates a 3D image of the back of your eye (the retina) and allows our trained optometrist to look at multiple layers of your retina in microscopic detail. [...]

Optical Coherence Tomography – OCT2023-02-04T10:07:34+00:00

Look after your eyes this winter


Winter is coming.......... As autumn comes to an end and  we are head into winter,  it is imperative to look after your eyes as well as the rest of the body in the cold and flu season. One of the commonest problems with winter months is the number of people suffering from dry eyes.  This is [...]

Look after your eyes this winter2021-11-29T16:44:50+00:00


6 ways to manage dry eye at home. What are dry eyes? Dry eye occur when your tear glands don’t produce enough tears to lubricate your eyes. This condition can be uncomfortable and painful and can lead to lasting damage to the cornea or window of the eye. It can be caused by both medical [...]


Dry Eye Clinics


Dry Eye and Allergy Eye Clinic Are you bothered by dry, irritated, or watery eyes? Do your eyes often feel dry, itchy, irritated, or indeed watery? Do certain activities, like reading, working on the computer or certain environments, make your eyes feel scratchy, gritty, or tired, itchy or do your eyes burn? If you answer [...]

Dry Eye Clinics2020-09-14T14:07:53+00:00

OCT Scanning


Since the practice started to offer Ocular Coherence Tomography (OCT) Eye Health Scanning as part of regular eye examinations we have managed to signpost some of our patients to secondary care in a more certain and timely fashion. We have also been able to reassure some who have presented with worrying symptoms that all is [...]

OCT Scanning2020-04-22T10:34:23+00:00

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 [...]

The link between hearing loss and Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease2019-12-05T14:25:23+00:00

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 [...]

Eye Superfoods2019-10-02T18:13:21+00:00

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 [...]

Treating Dry Eye2019-11-04T14:01:28+00:00


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