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Public eye clinics which were cancelled last month at University Hospital Galway due to a nursing shortage are to resume.
A shortage of nurses at the ophthalmology department at University Hospital Galway has resulted in the suspension of public clinics for the treatment and monitoring of eye diseases.
Most people are aware of the importance of an eye examination every two years for the purposes of their sight. Many, however, overlook the emphasis your optician places on your eye health. Previously an ophthalmoscope alone was used to look at the back of the eye, but this is now used in addition to a new technology called the fundus camera.
People over the age of 40 could be risking their eyesight as they may be unaware they have glaucoma, the second largest cause of unnecessary blindness.
Customers of Specsavers store at the Eyre Square Centre can now benefit from a more comprehensive health-assessment service with the installation of a new state-of-the-art retinal camera.