How high blood pressure can affect your eyes

High blood pressure increases your risk of having a stroke. It also increases your risk of having a blood vessel at the back of your eye bleed of become blocked. A stroke happens when a blood vessel in your brain bleeds or becomes blocked. This can affect your vision if it is in the part [...]

By |2017-07-03T11:14:11+02:00July 31st, 2017|Eye Care, Eye Disorders, General News|0 Comments

DRY EYES BUT THEY STILL WATER??

Who is at risk of dry eye? Dry eye is more common in women and in people aged over 65. It is often just a symptom of getting older. This is because as you get older, your eyelids are not as effective as spreading your tears across your eyes when you blink. Also, the glands [...]

By |2019-10-08T20:50:50+02:00July 22nd, 2017|Eye Care, Eye Disorders|0 Comments

Sport & Vision: Don’t let poor eye sight stop your sporting dreams.

Sport & Vision: Don’t let poor eye sight stop your sporting dreams. If you’re playing sport outdoors during the summer make sure you wear sunglasses – UV rays can damage the retina, potentially leading to a number of eye conditions, including Age Related Macular Degeneration – they don’t need to be expensive, but make sure [...]

By |2019-10-08T20:50:50+02:00July 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

AMD is the main cause of blindness and what you can do to prevent it.

AMD is the main cause of blindness and what you can do to prevent it. AMD stands for Age-related Macular Degeneration Does macular degeneration cause blindness? Macular degeneration (MD) is the leading cause of sight loss. However, most people with MD still have their peripheral (side) vision and so can see well enough to get [...]

By |2019-10-08T20:50:51+02:00July 10th, 2017|Eye Care, Eye Disorders, General News|0 Comments

Diabetes can cause blindness

Eye problems are among the most significant complications of diabetes, and eye problems from diabetes are the most common cause of blindness in people of working age. People who have diabetes are more likely to develop cataract than people who do not, and people who have diabetes may develop diabetic retinopathy. They are also more [...]

By |2019-10-08T20:50:51+02:00July 3rd, 2017|Eye Care|0 Comments