15 November
Posted in Eyecare

Mackey Opticians are trying to raise concerns that we have over the way drivers’ vision is tested.

As you may be aware, the annual Road Safety Week campaign is taking place from 20 –...

26 June
Posted in Eyecare

Last week, Bangor's Honor Davis made the national news for her miracle vision restoring eye operation. 

The County Down grandmother lost her sight when she developed a rare skin and...

27 April
Posted in Eyecare

Not that long ago, when a person was found to have glaucoma - the damage already done by the glaucoma in the eye would be so extensive that their vision would be badly affected and the chances...

25 January
Posted in News | Eyecare

With the 6 Nations around the corner, it is very interesting to see Eddie Jones bring back Dr Sherylle Calder - a vision specialist - who worked with Sir Clive Woodward's World Cup winning...

04 November
Posted in News | Eyecare

Parents are being told to make sure your child spends enough time outdoors or risk damage to their eyesight.

Parents have been advised to get their children outdoors to help combat an...

08 October
Posted in News | Eyecare

Today is World Sight day.

World Sight Day (WSD) is an annual day of awareness to focus global attention on blindness and vision impairment. It is coordinated by the...

29 September
Posted in News | Eyecare

A patient with wet AMD has received pioneering stem cell treatment at Moorfields Eye Hospital using a specially engineered patch inserted behind the retina in an operation lasting one to two...

25 September
Posted in News | Eyecare

It is very well known that exercise can help keep your body healthy and help prevent heart problems, diabetes, high blood pressure, cancer and many other conditions.

21 September
Posted in News | Eyecare

The sixth annual National Eye Health Week (NEHW) takes place this week 21st – 27th September 2015. Once again, eye care charities, organisations and health professionals from across the...

14 August

It must be August. Parents are getting their kids ready for the new school year and trying to remember everything that their children should have or have done before starting school. What have I...

09 June
Posted in News | Eyecare

Millions of drivers over the age of 45 could be risking losing their driving licence and potentially their vision, by not taking an eye test every 1-2 years as recommended by the International...

02 June
Posted in News | Designers | Eyecare

It is a dark time in the galaxy, as the evil Galactic Empire tightens its grip of power from world to world.  Imperial forces have occupied a remote planet, ruling with an iron fist and...

10 April
Posted in News | Eyecare

Kids’ sight put at risk as parents ignore dangers of the sun’s harmful rays

As summer looks to arrive, the sight charity, Eyecare Trust, is issuing a stark warning to...

18 February
Posted in News | Eyecare

The Public Health Agency (PHA) is urging parents and carers not to buy their children laser pointers as presents as they are not toys, with several children in Northern Ireland having received...

17 January
Posted in News | Eyecare

Do you ever rub your eyes after sitting at the computer? Its because they are tired, dry and possibly straining. Start using the 20-20-20 rule when working at a screen for a long time.

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