Can Diabetes Affect My Eyesight?

In the UK diabetes is the leading cause of blindness in the working age population, however with early detection and intervention vision can be preserved. 

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Understanding The Numbers

Have you ever come out of an eye test and wondered what all the numbers and abbreviations mean? Read our quick guide to help you better understand your prescription.

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Tackling Seasonal Allergies

Every year hay fever affects millions of people, which can leave one in five people with a runny nose, sneezing and watery, red irritated eyes. Read our guide on reducing the symptoms of seasonal allergies.

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Eyewear In Sport

Hand-eye coordination, precision vision and depth perception are incredibly important for sport. In fact, lots of different sports require the best vision, however it's not always practical to wear glasses! If you have an active lifestyle, find out how you can best protect your eyes.

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Optometrist Can't Believe His Eyes!

Adventurous and sporty Optometrist Aaron had been wearing contacts since he was 13, until he had the groundbreaking VisuMax Smile Laser Eye procedure at Cathedral Eye Clinic. Read Aaron's comprehensive review of his experience.

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Contact Lenses: 6 Tips To Keep Your Eyes Healthy
contact lens wearers

In the UK there are approximately 4.2 million contact lens wearers, which represents 9% of the population aged 15-64. With such a high number, as many 90% of users don’t follow proper care instructions. Read our helpful guide to caring for your lenses.

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From Fossils to Facts: What happens to our eyes as we age?

Fossils were recently discovered that seem to suggest that eyes haven't changed very much in the last 500 million years. Even so, there are still changes that happen to our eyes in a much smaller, more tangible time-scale that have an immediate impact on our quality of life. Find out about presbyopia and how it affects us as we age.

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Cathedral Eye Clinic Shortlisted For Randox Healthcare Awards

Cathedral Eye Clinic is proud to announce that we have been shortlisted for a duo of awards at the Randox Health Healthcare Awards 2018, in the categories of Innovation and Clinical Excellence

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How Do I Know If My Child Needs Glasses?

As parents we strive for the best for our children, whether it’s in regards to education, health, well-being or healthy relationships. When it comes to your child’s vision, they might not even realise that they have problems with their eyesight. So how do you know if your child needs glasses? Read more

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Santa Is 'Optom'istic About Christmas

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Top Tips For Driving At Night

When you drive at night, do you notice that your vision is blurred or haloed, especially with on-coming traffic or lights? Are you finding yourself squinting and working hard to see the road? Night vision is the ability to see well in low-light conditions. Read our top tips for driving at night.

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Why Sleep Is Important For Our Eyes

When you're tired, do you noticed that your eyes are sore, irritated or dry? If so, you could be suffering with Eye Fatigue. Read about how tiredness and lack of quality sleep can have a direct effect on the health of our eyes.

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Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

Diagnosing & Treating Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
At CEC, our team of specialists regularly conduct treatments / injections for Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD). Read our article for more information on this condition, which is important to detect early.

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Don't Rub It In!

After waking up from a good night’s sleep, often the first thing we do is give our eyes a rub. The gentle rub can feel therapeutic, however if you rub your eyes too hard, or too often, you could be causing your eyes damage.

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World Keratoconus Day 2017

Cathedral Eye Clinic has availability of the simple, relatively non-invasive CXL treatment which can effectively stop the deterioration of vision in patients found to have Keratoconus.

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Adventurous and sporty Optometrist Aaron had been wearing contacts since he was 13, until he had the groundbreaking VisuMax Smile Laser Eye procedure at Cathedral Eye Clinic. Read Aaron's comprehensive review of his experience.
Optometrist Can't Believe His Eyes!
Danielle Anne recently came to Cathedral Eye Clinic to have the groundbreaking VisuMax Smile Laser Eye procedure, and noticed a dramatic improvement in her vision just a few hours later. Danielle kindly wrote a few words to share her experience with Cathedral Eye Clinic and Medical Director Professor Moore.
Review: Danielle now "seeing the world in HD"