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Focus surgeons are experts in their field and frequently seen in national media, including on television, radio and the press. We are often promoting issues of eye health, or being asked to comment on key topics.

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August 30, 2016

How to spot potential sight issues in Children

Most children won’t have any idea that they have a vision problem, so it’s up to us to be vigilant when it comes to noticing signs of potential trouble.

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August 25, 2016

When should a child first go to an eye doctor/ optician?

Getting your child’s eyes checked regularly is essential for spotting issues that are treatable when caught early. Good vision is really important to children as so much of what they learn is taken in through their eyes, and their vision helps them find out about the world around them.

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August 22, 2016

5 Top Eye Patching Tips for Parents

As part of children’s eye health and safety month, we want to provide some helpful tips for parents about patching their child’s eye for certain eye conditions.

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August 19, 2016

Eye Allergies to look out for in Children

Children who suffer from allergies will often have symptoms such as sneezing, sniffling and nasal congestion - but if you find that their eyes are red, itchy, and swollen, there’s a good chance they might be suffering from an eye allergy too.

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August 17, 2016

Warning Signs of Vision Loss in Children

It’s Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month (August) and the World Health Organisation has found that 19 million children in the world are visually impaired. Of this amount, 12 million are visually impaired due to refractive errors which can be easily diagnosed and corrected through a routine eye examination. When it comes to children’s sight, early […]

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August 05, 2016

15 Foods That Can Improve Your Eye Health

Did you know eating certain foods can actually improve your eyesight, slow down aging of your eyes and keep your eyes in good health?

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August 05, 2016

5 Of The Most Common Eye Infections And How To Avoid Getting Them

You use them from the moment you wake up to the moment you go to bed but are you really giving your eyes the attention they deserve?

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August 04, 2016

From poison to potions: the toxins used in medicine that could save your life…

Worldwide, the prevalence of myopia has been rising dramatically, and it is estimated that 2.5 billion people will be affected by myopia by 2020, but a new study offers sufferers hope. News research reveals that atropine, a toxic substance derived from deadly nightshade, can be an effective and sustainable treatment for progressive high myopia in […]

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July 28, 2016

Don’t Turn a Blind Eye to Superfoods…

Did you know eating certain foods can actually improve your eyesight, slow down ageing of your eyes and keep your eyes in good health?

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July 25, 2016

Why It Might Be Time For Laser Eye Surgery

Are you fed up with wearing glasses? Do you find contact lenses inconvenient to use in your day-to-day life? Are you over 21, in good health, have healthy eyes and have a stable prescription? If you answered yes to all of the above then it might be time to consider laser eye surgery.

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July 22, 2016

Focus Clinic Awarded Top Spot for “Top Rated Eye Treatment Companies” on Trustpilot

At FOCUS, we’re really proud to announce that we have been awarded the ‘best in category’ badge by Trustpilot: the respected and independent review company.

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June 26, 2016

The 30 Most Iconic Sunglasses of All Time

Monday the 27th June is National Sunglasses day, so we thought we'd take a look back at the most iconic sunglasses (and their wearers)!

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