Entries by Barbara Watson

Essential and Urgent Eye Appointments

We have been asked to delay all routine eye appointments due to the Coronavirus pandemic We are still planning to see essential and urgent eye appointments We are ‘telephone screening’ all patients for symptoms of COVID-19, ( new and continuous cough, or a high temperature.) prior to their appointments unfortunately we cannot see anyone if […]

Fake contact lenses can seriously damage your eye sight

Take care to buy your contact lenses from a reputable Optometrist as there are counterfeit contact lenses for sale on line which can cause serious sight threatening eye infections, the contact lenses that are supplied are not sterile. This has been highlighted by BBC Fake Britain https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0007lqv

Higher Certificate in Glaucoma

Barbara Watson has just completed a further qualification by Moorfields/UCL London – the Professional Higher Certificate in Glaucoma, which she will be able to put into practice in her hospital work, in her Domiciliary and Practice based work

World Glaucoma Week March 10-16th 2019

World Glaucoma Week is a joint venture between the World Glaucoma Association and the World Glaucoma Patient Association and it has lasted 10 years. Look out for local screening events, lectures, more coverage on radio and TV shows and more newspaper articles on glaucoma this week If you have a family history of glaucoma please […]