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NHS Waiting lists make patients consider alternatives

nhs waiting lists

Online newsite, The Ferret investigated the impact covid has had on NHS Waiting Lists. The dramatic reduction in operations and outpatient clinics over the past 8 months has had a significant impact on all specialities in the NHS. The Ferret’s report shows that the worst affected include General Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery and Ophthalmology respectively.  The Ferret […]

How Will The Eye Care Industry Change In The Era Of New Normality?

eye care in scotland with covid-19

The eye care industry in Scotland has undergone a phased resumption following the initial lockdowns in March. From 13 July onwards, optometry practices were allowed to increase their provision on a needs or symptoms-led basis for emergency and essential eye care; from 3 August, routine eye care in community practices and in patients’ homes resumed; and from […]

Cleaning Your Glasses To Prevent Infection

Clean your glasses during covid

More than 6 in 10 people in the UK wear eyeglasses, but many do not keep them clean enough to avoid infections. Common eye infections include conjunctivitis, keratitis and endophthalmitis. Each are caused by either bacteria, viruses or fungi. However, glasses can also spread airborne infections such as the common cold via transference from hands or […]

Tips to look after your eyes during lockdown

blurry vision eye condition

The last ten weeks have been challenging for everyone but no sector has been greater affected during this time than healthcare. NHS and private hospitals alike have stepped up to the plate to meet the demand created by Covid-19. But unfortunately this hasn’t been without sacrifices. Services of a non-urgent need (albeit urgent for each suffering individual) have seen […]