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Mr Mark Benson answers the top FAQs on Cataract

Mark Benson, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon What is a cataract? Cataract is a cloudiness in the lens of the eye. It makes the vision hazy, and it often causes glare and problems with reading. Reading text on...

Date: 21/11/2017
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BBC Midlands Today Filming at Midland Eye

BBC Midlands Today came Midland Eye to interview Professor Sunil Shah and Jen Castle, Refractive Clinical Liaison who are  preparing to travel to Cambodia to help save the sight of hundreds of patients along...

Date: 19/10/2017
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National Eye Health Week 2017

Midland Eye will be returning to the Touchwood Centre on 22nd September to give informed advice to local shoppers to mark National Eye Health Week (18 – 24 September). The Week aims to raise awareness...

Date: 18/09/2017
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A Sight-saving mission

Ophthalmic surgeon takes team to Cambodia to offer free eye care in a country where 28,000 people go blind every year   A consultant ophthalmic surgeon from Solihull has travelled to Cambodia as part of...

Date: 19/07/2017
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This week is Macular Week

Macular Week - 26 June – 2 July 2017   This year the theme of the week will be smoking and sight loss. Many people are aware that smoking causes lung cancer, but not many realise that it...

Date: 26/06/2017
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Cupcake Day 15th June

  Icing. Lots of sprinkles. And a big helping of hope for people affected by dementia Dementia is the number one cause of death in England and Wales. It doesn’t discriminate and currently there’s...

Date: 15/06/2017
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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

  On Thursday 15th June 2017 it is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Started by the UN in 2012, this global event looks to raise awareness of the abuse the elders in our society are subjected to and looks...

Date: 15/06/2017
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National Glaucoma Awareness Week 12-18 June 2017

Pressure checked? What have you checked in the last two years? #GetEyeWise How often do you check the pressure in your car tyres, your boiler, your blood pressure? What about eye pressure though? Did you know that...

Date: 12/06/2017
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Dementia Awareness Week

  Dementia Awareness Week is supported by the Alzheimer's Society. The Alzheimer's Society is a UK charity which provides support and research for those affected by dementia. In the UK, there are about...

Date: 15/05/2017
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