News tagged with ophthalmology

NHS sight tests lead to waste

Michael Clarke, Consultant Ophthalmologist at Newcastle Eye Centre, says that apart from trauma and orthopaedics, ophthalmology receives more NHS outpatient referrals than any other speciality.

Mar 18, 2014
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Costume contact lenses pose dangers

Wearing cosmetic contact lenses might seem like a nice way to finish off a good Halloween costume, but they can cause serious eye injury, according to an association of ophthalmologists.

Oct 18, 2013
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Your eyes may hold clues to stroke risk

Your eyes may be a window to your stroke risk. In a study reported in the American Heart Association journal Hypertension, researchers said retinal imaging may someday help assess if you're more likely to develop a stroke ...

Aug 12, 2013
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