Diabetes and Eye Health

Diabetic Retinopathy Diabetes is a complex chronic health condition characterised by high blood glucose levels. Overtime diabetes can affect your eyes as a result of changes to blood vessels and blood supply. Every person ... Continue Reading
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March is Glaucoma Awareness Month!

  What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is a term used to describe a collection of diseases where damage to the optic nerve causes irreversible loss of sight. It is usually caused by an increase in ... Continue Reading

Summer Smoothie Bowl for Retinal Health

We are all aware of how crucial good nutrition is for our overall health and well-being, but did you know a balanced diet is also necessary for eye health! Different micronutrients and antioxidants play ... Continue Reading

Eyelid contact dermatitis

Eyelid contact dermatitis is an inflammatory reaction involving the eyelid skin that is caused by contact with a trigger substance. It may be a result of irritation (irritant contact dermatitis) or allergies (allergic contact dermatitis). Signs ... Continue Reading

Common Vision Problems in Children

Early detection is the key The most common vision problems experienced by school-aged children are those affecting the ability to see clearly and sharply. They include: shortsightedness (blurred distance vision); longsightedness (difficulty focusing up ... Continue Reading