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Best Hospital for Glaucoma Treatment

The best hospital for glaucoma treatment is the Eye Department at The Worcester Royal hospital according to the International Glaucoma Institute. For more information click here

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MP Acknowledges The Need for Regular Eye Tests

MP acknowledges the need for regular eye tests,  for further information click here

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New Glasses to Help Those That Have Impaired Vision

Smart glasses to aid those with Impaired Vision navigate their surroundings, have been given financial backing. The glasses maximise the vision of the wearer by highlighting 3D structures nearby. For further information click here

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People With Impaired Vision Miss Out On Vital Support

People with poor vision may miss out on the vital support they require or are entitled to. For further information click here

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It’s Not Carrots That Are Good For Your Eyes But Kale and Spinach!

It’s not carrots that are good for your eyes but green veg such as kale and spinach!

Gaining in popularity, kale and spinach are amazing vegetables now recognised for their exceptional nutritional richness, health benefits, and delicious flavour. They are some of the healthiest vegetables on the planet, rich in the eye-health promoting lutein and zeaxanthin which have been found to prevent the progression of eye-related problems such as macular degeneration,
Eat a good portion of these veg every day and the nutritional benefits don’t stop at the eyes!
Store kale and spinach unwashed, in an air-tight zipped plastic bag for up to five days in the fridge

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Noel Gallagher Advised to See an Optometrist

Noel Gallagher advised to see on Optometrist for further information Click here

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New research from the College of Optometrists

New research from the College of Optometrists has revealed more than a third of people delay getting their eyes tested months after noticing their vision is deteriorating.

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Smart phone app

A smart phone app called Wayfindr is being trialled in London.  This new app could help blind and partially sighted people find their way around cities. To read more click here

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Solar Eclipse

Never look directly at the sun or use any instruments like cameras or binoculars to view the sun directly. Doing so can permanently damage your eyesight.  The safest way to get a good view of Friday’s solar eclipse is to watch it on television!