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An Espresso, A Diet Rich In Fruit, Veg, Fish And Wholegrains – Appears To Ward Off A.R.M.D.

Those that eat an ‘Mediterranean diet’ (an eating pattern rich in fruits, at least 150g everyday, vegetables, wholegrains, legumes, nuts, healthy fats, fish and low in red meat and butter) seem to reduce their risk of developing age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) by 35% a new study has found. Antioxidants, including caffeine, beta-carotene and vitamins C and E were also correlated with lower rates of ARMD.

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Halloween Warning

The Optical Industry have warned Halloween revellers about the risks of wearing Halloween contact lenses,  the risks associated with buying them from unregulated shops and the dangers  linked with sharing them with friends. For further information click here