A recent study by a team of researchers in the US has shown that drinking at least one cup of hot tea each day could help to put off eye disease. The study found that a cuppa lowers the risk of developing glaucoma by 74%; it also examined the effects of other drinks but found that only … Continued
June 26th – July 2nd marks National Macular Week designed to raise awareness of this eye condition which is the commonest cause of registerable visual impairment in the UK. As yet the exact causes are unknown but there are steps that you can take to reduce the risk and foremost among them is to stop … Continued
The week of 12th – 18th June is National Glaucoma Awareness Week . What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is one of the leading cause of preventable blindness in the UK; it is estimated that 600.000 people in the UK have the disease with half of those remaining undiagnosed. Over the age of 40 one in 50 … Continued
Natasha Steele, our newest team member, will be running the London Marathon and will be raising money for Hospice UK. Her training is going well with Natasha and we wish Natasha all the best in April. Any patients who would like to sponsor her efforts would be very welcome – just call into see us.
Kate and David Bull will be going to Munich in late January to attend the opti Munich trade fair, one of the biggest in the world, for optical products and equipment. We are hoping that there will be lots of exciting frame ranges as we are always on the lookout to extend our choice of … Continued
A lot of attention and comment has been made about the amount of time that children spend on their mobile phones, tablets and electronic games nowadays. As a youngster, then as a parent and now with my grandchildren reading has always been one of my favourite pastimes and trips to the local library … Continued