Archive for January, 2015

How much do GPs know about your eyes?

One day just before Christmas, my friend woke up with a red eye. No pain, no blurriness, no crustiness, just perhaps a slight ache. I told her it’s simply a burst blood vessel that will heal itself over the next 10 days, no treatment necessary, just leave well alone. Mum (who’s an Optometrist like myself) […]

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Is eye health a priority for you?

Today I was astonished to read an article stating that more than 90% of a number of British people surveyed do not think eye health is a top concern when considering their overall well-being! Published on World Sight Day (9th October), a survey of 2000 people showed that 93% stated eye health was not a […]

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