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Choosing glasses for children can be a tricky task. Our noses and cheeks have different proportions to our faces when we’re little, and playgrounds are unforgiving environments in terms of wear and tear. Fortunately, we have plenty of experience taking those all-important measurements and matching...

As well as being windows onto the soul, our eyes provide a reflection of our lifestyles. Being healthy and making the right choices can have a significant impact on our vision, and these top tips will help to ensure everyone enjoys the best possible eye...

Congratulations to our very own Optometrist Lavinia, who became admitted to the Freedom of the City of London. Becoming a Freeman of the City of London doesn't entitle you and your sheep to stop traffic on London Bridge. It does mean that you are recognised as...

From 25-31 March we will be promoting Love Your Lenses Week in collaboration with a wide range of industry stakeholders and patient groups. The week will aim to encourage patients to look after their eyes after our research showed that many people are not looking after...

But in order to do this, surgeons needed to inject a needle into a vessel the size of a human hair and hold it completely still for seven minutes. Any unwanted movement risked doing serious damage to the vein or retina. After seven years, many hurdles...

Ever wondered what it would be like to see the world for the first time again? A new animated image, or gif, developed by medical comparison company, Clinic Compare, offers a glimpse into what babies see during their first year. Clinic Compare PR manager, Grace Garland, said...

New research has cast doubt over a connection between vitamin D deficiency and age-related macular degeneration. A new study, published in Ophthalmology, suggests there is no causal link between vitamin D deficiency and age-related macular degeneration (AMD). The study involved 4753 participants from different locations with a...

Patients living with age-related macular degeneration, cataracts and glaucoma are being encouraged to have their say on the treatment they receive. Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) is calling for feedback from patients as the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) conducts its...