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

By admin | Dec 1, 2023

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

By admin | Nov 1, 2023

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?

By admin | Sep 25, 2023

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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The importance of regular eye tests

By MISS CLAUDIA | Jul 31, 2023

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?

By MISS CLAUDIA | Jul 19, 2023

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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How the right light can help you read

By ssw-team | Jun 15, 2023

Everyone knows that you need light to read, and a good light at that. Natural daylight is our best light source and I’m sure I’m not alone when I take a food or medicine packet to a window to read the instructions. But what is less well known is how the amount of light we…

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