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Luke’s Story: At age 13, I got severe sun damage to my eye. Now, I know to wear protective sunglasses like Beamers sunglasses with Optoshield technology.

Luke (not his real name) is a 13-year-old boy who came into our clinic after suffering from a red, sore eye for a few weeks. Luke is a wicket keeper who plays cricket three times per week. He was given drops and creams to try and help with the discomfort to his eyes. (The discomfort experienced

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50 and over? You can still have laser eye surgery

Radio interview with The Donaldson Sisters   I was interviewed on the radio by The Donaldson Sisters about laser vision correction for the over-50 age group. Laser vision correction can address short-sightedness (myopia), far-sightedness (hyperopia), astigmatism, and reduced near vision (presbyopia). Blended vision – where one eye is corrected for distance and one eye is corrected for

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Have you noticed a change in vision in one eye, distortion of straight lines or a spot missing from your vision? Could you have Macular Degeneration?

When you look at straight lines are you noticing a slight bending? Or is there a patch missing from your vision?    Or is the vision reduced in one eyes? These are symptoms of Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD).  You should seek medical attention. If you do have macular degeneration, an ophthalmologist (Eye Specialist) will need

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Have you noticed a change in vision in one eye, distortion of straight lines or a spot missing from your vision? Could you have Macular Degeneration?

When you cover one eye do you see straight lines as bent? Or are bits missing from the view? These are symptoms of Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD).  You should seek medical attention. If you do have macular degeneration, an ophthalmologist (Eye Specialist) will need to be involved in your care. Macular degeneration is the commonest

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Can a vitamin product protect kids’ eyes from a tablet’s blue light? ABC News – Meredith Griffiths interviews Dr Shanel Sharma Paediatric Ophthalmologist

Experts say emissions from mobile phones and tablets are “low intensity”. (Credit: ABC) Vitamin companies are peddling “ludicrous” claims about products that protect children’s eyes from the blue light emitted by digital devices, according to doctors. Ads for the dietary supplements suggest they can “guard” or “shield” children’s eyes from “high energy” blue light. However

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Botox injections for the correction of strabismus

Botox was originally used for treating strabismus (squint / cross eye). It is still a frequently used treatment worldwide. It has been used at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London since 1982. This treatment has been used at Eye & Laser Surgeons since 2012. Dr Shanel Sharma trained to undertake Botox for strabismus whilst undertaking her Fellowships in

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