iPad App Treatment for ‘Lazy’ Eye Offering Year Long Benefits- Dr Brendan McCreesh Gives His View

Traditional treatment for amblyopia or ‘lazy’ eye as it is often referred to, involves wearing an eye patch over the strong eye to force the weak eye to work harder. This method has proven effective for children, but new research has revealed that this may not be the ideal approach as the condition often reoccurs when the patch is removed. Read More iPad App Treatment for ‘Lazy’ Eye Offering Year Long Benefits- Dr Brendan McCreesh Gives His View

Safety in the Winter Sun with McBride and McCreesh Opticians

Protecting your eyes from the winter sun is vital, no matter what your winter sport is. Ultra violet rays reflected off the snow are said to be approximately 100 times higher than normal UV radiation, meaning that your eyes are at risk of damage from the sun whilst you are skiing, snowboarding, mountain climbing etc. UV radiation (UVA and UVB) can cause damage to the surface tissues of the eye, cornea and lens causing cataract and corneal problems. Therefore, it is vital to protect your eyes. Read More Safety in the Winter Sun with McBride and McCreesh Opticians

McBride and McCreesh Opticians, Helping You to Manage Dry Eye Syndrome

Dry eye syndrome is a long-term eye condition that can have a significant impact on your quality of life, affecting your daily activities such as reading, driving and using your computer etc. In recent years, there have been advancements in the treatment available for dry eye syndrome thus reducing pain and discomfort, consequently improving quality of life. Read More McBride and McCreesh Opticians, Helping You to Manage Dry Eye Syndrome

Another Good Reason to Say Cheers! Drinking Red Wine Could Be Beneficial for Your Eyesight!

 Research by the University of Wisconsin has indicated that those who consumed alcohol, but had less than one drink per week, were 49% less likely to develop vision problems within a 20-year period, compared to those who never drank. Read More Another Good Reason to Say Cheers! Drinking Red Wine Could Be Beneficial for Your Eyesight!

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