Protecting Your Eyes From UV Light

Did you know that over-exposure to sunlight can damage your eyes as well as your skin? The danger lies in the sun’s ultra-violet (UV) rays. While some effects on the eyes are temporary, others can be permanent and irreversible. For example, exposure to high doses of UV light over short periods can cause a very … Continue reading “Protecting Your Eyes From UV Light”


What is Posterior Vitreous Detachment Q+A

Local optometrist Paul McDonald answers your questions and gives advice on common eye problems. Q: I have a “floater “ in my eye and wonder what it is ? A:  You may have had a detachment of the jelly (vitreous ) in the eye which is now more liquid than jelly and is allowing the … Continue reading “What is Posterior Vitreous Detachment Q+A”


Driving Abroad Q & A’s

Local optometrist Paul McDonald answers your questions and gives advice on common eye problems. Driving abroad Q: I am going to be driving in Europe on holiday and have heard it is law to have spare glasses in case one set gets broken.  In which countries do I need to have a spare pair? A. It … Continue reading “Driving Abroad Q & A’s”


Glaucoma

Our Optometrists answer your questions and gives advice on common eye problems. Q: In my eyetest what is the puff of air on the eye for? A: This is one of the tests we use to measure the fluid pressure of the eye to help detect glaucoma The International Glaucoma Association’s slogan this year to … Continue reading “Glaucoma”


Can I see to drive safely?

Our Optometrists  answer your questions and gives advice on common eye problems. Q: I can still read a car number plate at the required distance. Will I still meet the driving standard? A: There can be problems with your vision that could have implications for driving. Being able to pass the number plate test is … Continue reading “Can I see to drive safely?”


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  • Protecting Your Eyes From UV Light

    Did you know that over-exposure to sunlight can damage your eyes as well as your skin? The danger lies in the ..

  • What is Posterior Vitreous Detachment Q+A

    Local optometrist Paul McDonald answers your questions and gives advice on common eye problems. Q: I have a ..

  • Driving Abroad Q & A’s

    Local optometrist Paul McDonald answers your questions and gives advice on common eye problems. Driving abr ..

  • Glaucoma

    Our Optometrists answer your questions and gives advice on common eye problems. Q: In my eyetest what is th ..

  • Can I see to drive safely?

    Our Optometrists  answer your questions and gives advice on common eye problems. Q: I can still read a car ..