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We believe that "You are as old you feel" - however your body is sometimes older? 
As we grow older we can develop eye problems .....

NOTE: The material on the pages listed below - is for educational purposes only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for any medical conditions. You should promptly seek professional medical care if you have any concern about your health. 

Help with sight (& other) problems 
Courtesy of RNIB

 - get more help on their Web Site - An easy guide for pensioners - This site explains what RNIB can do for you and also suggests some other services which may be useful.

Good Hope Hospital - Eye Department  an NHS Hospitals Trust in the North Birmingham area - their web site contains a wealth of information on all health subjects including EYES - a MUST for eye sufferers!

Dry Eyes  Dry eye syndrome is a chronic lack of sufficient lubrication and moisture in the eye. Its consequences extend from subtle but constant irritation to ocular inflammation of the anterior (front) tissues of the eye. The tears do not spread evenly over the eyes' surface, and the eyes feels sore.

Blepharitis - the medical term for inflamed eyelids

Glaucoma  a gradual narrowing of field of vision

Cataracts If you have been told that you have a cataract, don't be alarmed. Quite a few people over 65 have some cataract development and most cases can be treated successfully with surgery.

AMD Age related Macular Degeneration Difficulty in reading, recognising faces and close work?

Directory of Ophthalmic Opticians  -  Listed by area




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