What is colour blindness?

What is colour blindness? Colour blindness, or more accurately, Colour Vision Deficiency, is an interesting eye condition because it highlights that we do not all see things in exactly the same way as other people do. People who are colour blind have difficulty in distinguishing colours. The effect can range …

What is astigmatism?

What is astigmatism? Astigmatism is a common eye condition where the surface of the eye (the cornea) isn’t shaped in the normal way.  As a result, when light enters the eye it can’t focus correctly on the retina, and vision appears blurry. Astigmatism can affect children and adults.  You might …

Diabetes and Vision

Diabetes and Vision – What You Need to Know Patients with diabetes need to take extra good care of their eyes. Regular eye tests with a special focus on reducing diabetic risk factors are essential for maintaining good lifelong eye health.  We’ve addressed below the most common questions we hear …