News about Grange Eye Consultants
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Now you can really restore your failing eyesight
FADING vision, headaches, eyestrain or fatigue while trying to read or carry out intricate work are often symptoms that lead people rushing to the opticians.
It’s All in the Eyes
Long gone are the days when those without 20/20 vision were stuck with the dull choice of either spectacles or contact lens to correct their vision. Laser eye surgery is now considered to be an equally respectable option.
Like Millions, Julie’s sight began to fail when she hit 40. Now it’s perfect again thanks to a new plastic implant
More than 23 million people in Britain suffer from presbyopia – a form of long-sightedness which usually affects those aged 40 and over.
My failing eyesight made me a recluse
I’d been wearing thick glasses since the age of five, and, after a pair shattered in my face when I was 11, playing piggy-back, they had to be made of plastic. I hated them and couldn’t wait to have contact lenses when I was 16.
I can see clearly now the frames are gone!
At 20 I had perfect vision, at 30 I needed reading glasses, at 40 bifocals and at 50 varifocals worn at all times. From then on the first task on awakening was to grope for my specs, knocking over my night-time drink in the process.
Eye surgery gave me my life back
Glenys Cookman’s sight was so poor she couldn’t see beyond the end of her nose. Blighted by eye infections and embarrassed to wear her special thick specs in public, the 35-year-old mum became a prisoner in her own home.