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Clinical Matters

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

Topcon OCT Conference

2018-11-08T12:35:20+00:00

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 [...]

Topcon OCT Conference2018-11-08T12:35:20+00:00

Optical Coherence Tomography – OCT

2020-11-07T14:38:59+00:00

Introducing Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) 3D Retinal Scanning At Jacksons we have invested in state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment called Optical Coherence Tomography - OCT for short. This hospital quality retinal scan takes only a few minutes, is comfortable and harmless. In just a few seconds we can learn more about the current and future health of [...]

Optical Coherence Tomography – OCT2020-11-07T14:38:59+00:00

Optical coherence tomography comes to SW & C Jackson Opticians

2018-08-23T09:22:25+00:00

SW & C Jackson Opticians are proud to announce that we have just ordered a Topcon Maestro Optical Coherence Tomographer (OCT). It will be a few weeks till it arrives in the practice as all the staff need to recieve training but in the mean time here is a bit of information about the benefits [...]

Optical coherence tomography comes to SW & C Jackson Opticians2018-08-23T09:22:25+00:00

Behind battery breakthrough! Rolls-Royce and electric cars.

2018-08-23T09:22:06+00:00

Behind battery breakthrough! I found this interesting piece by Selina Powell in our trade journal Optometry Today and thought I would share. Developments in polymer materials founded in contact lens research could lead to electric vehicles travelling similar distances to petrol vehicles without the need to stop and recharge. The advances address the conundrum of [...]

Behind battery breakthrough! Rolls-Royce and electric cars.2018-08-23T09:22:06+00:00

GROUND-BREAKING UK TRIAL COULD LEAD TO OFF-THE-SHELF STEM CELL TREATMENT FOR WET AMD WITHIN FIVE YEARS

2018-08-23T09:17:48+00:00

An 86-year-old Croydon man is able to read the newspaper and help his wife with the gardening again after he received a pioneering therapy A man in his 80s and a woman in her 60s have regained the ability to read following a ‘ground-breaking’ wet AMD treatment derived from stem cells. The therapy was successfully [...]

GROUND-BREAKING UK TRIAL COULD LEAD TO OFF-THE-SHELF STEM CELL TREATMENT FOR WET AMD WITHIN FIVE YEARS2018-08-23T09:17:48+00:00

A message from the Macula Society – Please read this and pass on the message to friends and family

2018-08-23T09:16:32+00:00

Help us prevent avoidable sight loss by telling people that smoking causes blindness Things may have been very different for people like Kath had she known. Kath, who was diagnosed with AMD around 10 years ago, said: “I had no idea smoking could damage eye sight. If I had known I definitely wouldn’t have smoked [...]

A message from the Macula Society – Please read this and pass on the message to friends and family2018-08-23T09:16:32+00:00

Facts About Age-Related Macula Degeneration – What you should know about age-related macula degeneration

2018-08-23T09:14:30+00:00

This information was developed by the National Eye Institute to help patients and their families search for general information about age-related macula degeneration. An eye care professional who has examined the patient’s eyes and is familiar with his or her medical history is the best person to answer specific questions. What is AMD? AMD is a [...]

Facts About Age-Related Macula Degeneration – What you should know about age-related macula degeneration2018-08-23T09:14:30+00:00

Dementia Friends – Last night I became a Dementia Friend!

2018-08-23T09:10:45+00:00

Last night I attended a meeting about living with dementia. My ex mother in law has dementia and I was keen to learn more about the condition and how the way in which I interact with sufferers and their families both personally and professionally. As a result of the meeting I have become a Dementia [...]

Dementia Friends – Last night I became a Dementia Friend!2018-08-23T09:10:45+00:00

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