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Welcome to the McBay Mobile Opticians News page! Here, you'll find regular updates on our service status, as well as useful information and tips to help you maintain optimal eye health. We're dedicated to keeping you informed and providing valuable insights into the world of eye care. Stay tuned for the latest news and advice from our team of experienced and friendly professionals.

Understanding Diabetic Retinopathy: A Guide for Everyone

By admin | Jul 2, 2024

At McBay Mobile Opticians, we understand the importance of vision care, especially for those who may find it challenging to leave their homes. One condition that we frequently encounter during our home visits is diabetic retinopathy, a serious eye disease that affects individuals with diabetes. In this blog post, we’ll shed light on what diabetic…

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Protect Your Vision: Tips for Preventing Glare Problems at Home

By admin | Jun 2, 2024

At McBay Mobile Opticians, we understand the importance of maintaining good eye health, especially for those who are unable to leave their homes. One common issue that many people face, particularly in their home environments, is glare. Glare can not only be uncomfortable but also harmful to your eyes over time. Here are some tips…

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Understanding Seasonal Conjunctivitis: Tips from McBay Mobile Opticians

By admin | May 2, 2024

As the seasons change, so do the challenges for those with sensitive eyes. Seasonal conjunctivitis, commonly known as hay fever, can wreak havoc on the comfort and clarity of vision. At McBay Mobile Opticians, we understand the importance of managing this condition effectively, especially for individuals who are unable to leave their homes for regular…

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Understanding How Dementia Affects Vision

By admin | Apr 2, 2024

As a home visiting optometrist, I’ve had the privilege of helping individuals with various eye conditions, including those living with dementia. Dementia is a challenging and complex condition that affects not only memory and cognitive abilities but also vision. In this blog post, we’ll explore how dementia impacts vision and why an eye test at…

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Falls and Poor Eyesight: How McBay Mobile Opticians Can Help

By admin | Mar 2, 2024

As an independent domiciliary optometrist, I’m well aware that poor eyesight can lead to a host of problems, including an increased risk of falls. Falls are a major concern, particularly among the elderly population, and studies have established a strong link between falls and impaired vision. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the connection…

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Understanding Macular Degeneration: What You Need to Know

By admin | Feb 2, 2024

Macular degeneration, often referred to as age-related macular degeneration (AMD), is a common eye condition that affects millions of people as they grow older. As a home visiting optometrist dedicated to your eye health, McBay Mobile Opticians is here to shed light on this condition and help you understand what it means for you or…

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Understanding the Purpose and Process of Blind Registration in Scotland

By admin | Jan 2, 2024

As home visiting optometrists, we understand the importance of providing comprehensive eye care services to our patients. One crucial aspect of eye care in Scotland is the process of blind registration, a vital step in ensuring individuals with severe visual impairments receive the support they need. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the purpose…

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Closed for Holidays

By admin | Dec 22, 2023

We will be closed from 22nd December 2023 to 15th January 2024. During this time, our mailbox and phone service will not be monitored. If you require emergency eyecare during that time either contact your local high street optometrist for advice, or call NHS 111. Otherwise we will be happy to help you on our…

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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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