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A Guide to Cataracts

Many of us will experience a cataract during our lifetime. We see patients on a daily basis with this condition and surgical treatment for cataracts is the most common operation carried out in the UK today. Why do cataracts occur? A cataract...
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Operation Christmas Child 2017

We can hardly believe how quickly this year has passed and the time is almost here again for us to become a collection point for Operation Christmas Child. The practice will be open as a collection point from the 1st – 18th...
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Michael’s Trip to Ghana

Michael has now returned from two weeks in Ghana, working with Vision Aid Overseas. He has been working with the charity for many years and makes an annual trip to provide Eye Examinations and train students. This year proved just as busy...
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National Glaucoma Awareness Week 2017

This year the International Glaucoma Association is focusing on the importance of eye pressure in detecting glaucoma.  Raised eye pressure can lead to irreversible damage to the optic nerve, leading to loss of vision. With an estimated 600,000 people living with glaucoma in...
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Community Defibrillator

As part of our work within the community we have recently installed a defibrillator on the premises. All of our staff have been trained to use the device but it is specifically designed for people with little to no medical background. We...
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Mike the Bear Competition

Mike the bear has been out and about recently and travelled a little further afield than Kingston Park. Can you name where he is? Our competition is open to under 13s, please ask a parent or guardian to enter on our Facebook...
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What are floaters?

Seeing floaters in your eyes can be a little alarming, especially if you’ve never noticed them before; so how do you know if this is normal or a sign of an underlying problem? What are floaters? Floaters are usually described as black...
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Zeiss Photofusion Upgrade

Throughout May and June Zeiss are offering a fantastic free upgrade from clear to Photofusion lenses on their Superb and Individual varifocal designs, worth £70. Photofusion lenses are similar to transition lenses; they are clear indoors and turn very dark in the...
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