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Protecting Your Vision: The Role of Nutrition in Preventing Diabetic Retinopathy

Welcome to the McBay Mobile Opticians blog, where we’re dedicated to improving your eye health and overall quality of life. Today, we’re discussing a topic of utmost importance: the role of good nutrition in preventing diabetic retinopathy. Diabetic Retinopathy: A Growing Concern Diabetic retinopathy is a common complication of diabetes, affecting the small blood vessels…

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The Art of Applying Eye Drops: A Guide for Home Eye Examinations

As a dedicated home visiting optometrist for Greater Glasgow and Clyde Health Board, I understand the unique challenges faced by individuals who cannot leave their homes for eye care. One essential aspect of maintaining good eye health is the proper use of eye drops. Whether you’re managing dry eyes, glaucoma, or any other eye condition,…

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Why are my eyes so dry?

With winter upon us, I find many of my home eye test clients complaining of dry eye symptoms. With the central heating on and the windows closed, the air in our homes can dry out which increases the problem. Our eyes can feel gritty and irritated. They can become red and feel tired or even…

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