Protein known as ‘dicer1’ linked to AMD

New information on the causes and possible prevention of age-related macular degeneration or AMD has been published in the scientific journal Nature, and researchers are cautiously optimistic about the reported findings.  Macular degeneration is the most common cause of blindness, especially in the elderly.  Based on current medical knowledge, the disease results from the breakdown […]

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Keratoconus – early diagnosis vital

1 in 2000 Britons are needlessly losing their eyesight each year to a degenerative eye disease called Keratoconus, costing the NHS over £5 million. Sufferers are calling for increased training for the 67% of medical professionals who are unaware of the condition and how to treat it. Non-invasive laser treatments are now available to treat […]

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Lens Care Products from Dr Optic

Spectacle wearers are being given a helping hand to see things more clearly thanks to the launch of new optical lens care brand, Dr Optic. With consumer spending still relatively low, it’s now more important than ever to ensure that expensive items such as glasses, sunglasses and gadgets with lenses or screens are properly cared […]

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Laser Eye Surgery Options

Laser eye surgery patients are becoming less focused on price and more interested in equipping themselves with detailed information regarding the laser used during their treatment and the credentials of their surgeon, a recent study has shown. Recent research from laser eye surgery specialists Optimax reveals that visits to their website’s Laser Comparison page have […]

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