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 April 29, 2017

Restoring Vision In Malawi

Restoring Vision In Malawi Last month Ruth Perrott completed her 14th trip to Africa. Working alongside her professional colleague Sarah Dineen from Glossop, the pair set up four temporary clinics and saw an incredible 1318 patients and dispensed 1051 pairs of spectacles. Ruth’s extraordinary commitment to restoring eye sight to thousands of people in remote […]

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Clare Holland joins VisionCare Optometry

Clare Holland joins VisionCare Optometry Behavioural Optometrist Clare Holland has recently joined the VisionCare Optometry practices on a part-time basis, travelling North from her home in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. Clare and her late husband, Keith Holland, founded Keith Holland Associates, the UK’s first optical practice specialising in vision related learning difficulties and both travelled extensively to […]

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 November 10, 2016

Contact lens care

            Contact lens care Contact lenses are very popular among people with active lifestyles or outdoor jobs and today’s leading ranges can provide crystal-clear vision at varying distances. While early contact lenses were produced in the Victorian era from glass, most modern contact lenses are made with softer materials like silicone hydrogel. These allow plenty of oxygen to […]

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 November 9, 2016

Cry me a river/ Excess tears

Cry me a river   Although we only usually shed tears in extreme circumstances, our eyes are constantly being lubricated by tears. These droplets of moisture normally reach our eyes and then drain away virtually unnoticed. However a number of eye conditions make our eyes water uncontrollably and this blog post explains possible causes and […]

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