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Eye health tips for over-60s

5-minute read | Listen  Have regular eye tests An eye test can pick up eye diseases, such as glaucoma, cataracts and melanoma in the eye, as well as general health problems, including diabetes and high blood pressure. Good eyesight is important in reducing accidental injuries from falls and motor vehicle accidents. An optometrist is a trained health professional who can assess your vision… Read more

Vitrectomy

Introduction A vitrectomy is an operation to remove the vitreous gel from the inside of the eye. This is necessary in order to carry out procedures that cannot be performed with the fluid in its place. The vitreous is a clear jelly-like substance which occupies about two-thirds of the eye, lying between the lens and… Read more

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