The importance of regular eye tests

One of the most common things I hear as a Domiciliary Optometrist is “I never knew you could have an eye examination at home”, or something along those lines. And yet, the importance of good eye sight when you’re no longer able to leave your own home is paramount. If your vision is not great,…

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Is there a link between eye conditions, and dementia?

Recent scientific research suggests there may be a direct link between certain eye conditions and dementia. This is thought to be because of reduced activity in particular areas of the brain that deal with vision, leading to cell loss and, therefore, hastening the developement of dementia.  Cataract, Macular Degeneration and Diabetic Eye Disease were all…

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