How to see safely in the pool

I have to confess, I’m no swimmer – I just don’t seem to have the coordination or whatever it takes to achieve that effortless grace in the pool (think hippo swimming, that’s more me.) My daughter, Arianne, on the other hand loves to swim and spends plenty of time in...

Ole’ Pink Eyes Are Back – It’s allergy season again.

I'm a bit unusual, I'm told - I love winter! The clear frosty mornings, clean fresh air, beautiful snow-covered countryside. Well, all good things come to an end and, for me, it has been a great winter so I'm happy. The warmer weather and the blossom on the trees is...

Orthokeratology and the noble art

The short sighted pugilist. It's amazing where an idle chat over the garden fence can lead! One murky afternoon last November while talking to a neighbour, Tom, the conversation got around to his favourite sport – he's a keen boxer. He knew that I'm an optometrist and...

We are supporting Road Safety Week 2017

Road Safety Week is the UK's biggest road safety event, coordinated annually by Brake, the road safety charity. Good Driver Eyesight Matters Around 2,900 road casualties are caused by poor vision every year in the UK. It's estimated that 2-3% of drivers don't meet the...