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Go dry this January to stop your eyes from doing so

Authored by News Desk

People in Plymouth are being urged to put the brakes on their binging this January to make sure they look after their health.

The New Year is an opportunity to detox and go ‘dry’, and Specsavers Plymouth said this is great news for our eyes and ears.

Dr Josie Forte, the store’s ophthalmic director, says: ‘We all know that alcohol can play havoc with our bodies and it’s not...

Fifth of adults in Plymouth risk losing sight

Authored by News Desk

A new study reveals 19% of adults in Plymouth risk losing their eyesight by not having regular eye tests. For those with deteriorating eyesights, you should try contact lenses daily .

The Vision of Britain report, commissioned by Optegra Eye Health Care, shows an alarming percentage of Britain’s eye problems are left too late to treat, leaving 9.8 million of us living in fear of...

Crucial diabetic eye screening work at Plymouth Science Park

Authored by Alexis Bowater

Vital work to help check the eyesight of diabetic patients will shortly be taking place at Plymouth Science Park.


The team, from EMIS Care, has moved to the city’s premier business complex where it can benefit from its excellent facilities – from the well positioned offices and free parking for clients through to the stunning views and the on-site café. The park is also located in...

Solar eclipse eyesight warning

Authored by Mary

Devon Local Optical Committee and the Optometry group at the School of Health Professions at Plymouth University are warning people to exercise caution when viewing the solar eclipse.

The solar eclipse will take place on Friday 20th March 2015 and, dependent on location, people will see a partial eclipse, with up to 97% of the sun blocked out.

Whilst a solar eclipse is an...

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