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Dry Eye Clinics

2020-09-14T14:07:53+00:00

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

2020-04-22T10:34:23+00:00

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

2019-12-05T14:25:23+00:00

"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

2019-10-02T18:13:21+00:00

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

2019-11-04T14:01:28+00:00

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?

2019-11-04T14:17:52+00:00

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

2019-11-04T12:13:59+00:00

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

My Hearing

2019-03-27T12:55:15+00:00

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 [...]

My Hearing2019-03-27T12:55:15+00:00

Glaucoma

2018-11-08T12:44:31+00:00

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 [...]

Glaucoma2018-11-08T12:44:31+00:00
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