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A new report which highlights how optometrists can help prevent unnecessary sight loss as a result of wet age related macula degeneration (AMD) was published by the Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB) in the UK on Tuesday (March 19). The Don’t lose sight!...

Evidence based research has given us a far better understanding of macular degeneration (AMD), now the number one cause of registered blindness.

AMD (Age-related Macular Degeneration) is the No 1 cause of sight loss in Ireland for over 50s and more than 100,000 people suffer from it. Over 45% of Irish people over 70 years of age registered as legally blind are as a result of AMD.

Protecting Your Child’s Eyes During The Coronavirus Pandemic.  The coronavirus pandemic has transformed the way our children learn, and it could be having an impact on their eyes. With online remote learning becoming the norm, children are spending more and more time in front of...

Blue Light and the effects on the Eye. We have known and been advised for years that exposure to UV light is unfavourable for many health reasons, our ocular health being one of the most crucial. Many people have been advised that wearing UV protected...

Omega 3 and the Eye. With a growing number of food supplements on the market claiming to improve and maintain eye health, many people are confused about the different vitamins and eye supplements specifically suited to them. It is important to realise that most food...