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EYE CARE IN THE SUN

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Sunglasses serve an important function in protecting your eye health. You already know the harm that the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiation rays can potentially do to your skin – but these rays can also cause damage to your eyes.

Your vision is precious — protect your eyes from the sun

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We protect our skin from the harmful rays of the sun, however we often neglect our eyes. Ultraviolet radiation can cause adverse effects to our eyes. Studies have suggested that prolonged exposure to UV rays can cause increased risk of macular degeneration of the retina (AMD), cataract of the intraocular lens, corneal damage, and ocular adnexal (conjunctival or eyelid) melanomas.

Your vision is precious — protect your eyes from the sun

We protect our skin from the harmful rays of the sun, however we often neglect our eyes. Ultraviolet radiation can cause adverse effects to our eyes. Studies have suggested that prolonged exposure to UV rays can cause increased risk of macular degeneration of the retina (AMD), cataract of the intraocular lens, corneal damage, and ocular adnexal (conjunctival or eyelid) melanomas.

Cycling Sunglasses

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When it comes to enjoying our free time, there are many activities in which we like to enjoy. One of the most important senses for these hobbies is our eyesight. Thus it is essential to ensure that our eyes are maximally protected at all times.

Understanding Cataract

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Cataract is a common cause of visual impairment in the elderly but can also affect a small number of younger individuals.

Five per cent of Galwegians need specialist eye care

By Five per cent of Galway residents tested positive for age-related macular degeneratio (AMD), a leading cause of blindness, and have since been referred on to an eye specialist.

Free AMD eye testing offered in Mayo

This year’s AMD Awareness Week is running from September 22 to 30, to promote early detection of the signs of AMD (Age-related Macular Degeneration), the most common cause of registered blindness in Ireland.  AMD is the principal cause of sight loss for people over the age of 50 in the western world and, although it is not as well known as other eye diseases such as cataracts or glaucoma, it is thought to affect one in 10 Irish people over the age of 50. 

It is the end of the road for reading glasses

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A revolutionary new eye surgery at Optilase, a leading Irish laser vision correction clinic, is eliminating the need for reading glasses for the over-40s suffering from presbyopia, the technical term for the loss of crispness of our near vision. Presbyopia is a natural process that happens to everyone, even those who have previously had laser vision correction. It is estimated that more than 1.7 billion people around the world experience presbyopia; it is simply part of the ageing process.

Free AMD eye testing in Westmeath

This year’s AMD Awareness Week is running from September 22-30 to promote early detection of the signs of AMD (age-related macular degeneration), the most common cause of registered blindness in Ireland.

Public eye clinics to resume at UHG

Public eye clinics which were cancelled last month at University Hospital Galway due to a nursing shortage are to resume.

 

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