Astigmatism is a common ocular defect that occurs when the curvature of the cornea or lens is not symmetrical or uniform. It is usually a minor eye condition that many people will have to some extent, especially those who wear glasses. However, symptoms can be mild and vision correction is not always needed.
Cataracts are very common as you get older. Some ophthalmologists say they are inevitable. The figures do vary but it is estimated that half of people over 65 years old have visually significant cataract. The great news is that surgery can remove cataract.
Patients often get confused between short and long sightedness. Not surprising really as the terminology is confusing.
This month we throw the spotlight on blue light-blocking spectacle lens filters and the new range of frames from Walter & Herbert.
One whole year. But with the anniversary of lockdown comes hope. I particularly like March as it’s a month of change. And who doesn’t like seeing lambs in the fields to? Perhaps that’s just me as it reminds me of growing up on a farm. This year the 28th March heralds...
Each year February seems to be a month of dry eyes and allergies. 2021 is no exception. It is no surprise that most of us are spending more time indoors this month as well as screen time increasing.