Clinical Matters

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

Are you missing out in conversations?


If so, you may have a hearing loss – two in three adults over the age of 65 experience it. This information comes as a surprise to most people who have lived with their hearing loss for years, hoping to keep it to themselves. Having a hearing loss does not mean that you have lost [...]

Are you missing out in conversations?2019-11-04T14:17:52+00:00

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 [...]

Focus on Conjunctivitis2019-11-04T12:13:59+00:00

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