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We offer you BOTOX treatments for facial lines with prices starting from £200. The treatments will be performed by a Consultant Surgeon who has many years of experience in the administration of BOTOX. BOTOX treatment is a simple, non-surgical procedure that smoothes persistent facial lines and wrinkles. The 10-minute procedure, involving a few tiny pin-prick injections relaxes the muscles that cause these lines to form. The results are visible within days and can last up to 6 months. What is BOTOX? It is a natural purified protein that relaxes the muscles responsible for producing the lines which appear with the…
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The Corporate Eye Care Scheme allows all local businesses to provide their staff with eye examinations to meet the current legislation in Display Screen Equipment (DSE)/ Visual Display Unit (VDU) eye examinations. As of 1st January 1993, the Health and Safety (DSE) Regulation came in force, which states that the employer is responsible for the provision of an eye examination for all staff who use a computer terminal for spells of over one hour (or less if mistakes can have a critical effect). The employer is therefore required to pay for any spectacles required for VDU use only i.e. employers…
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The same professionalism and caring available at The Eye Emporium can now be had at home, your place of business, or wherever you feel most comfortable. You pick the hour. All your eyewear needs from consultation to selection and through to fitting are made available anywhere, anytime. By appointment only. And for that early-riser we offer in-store appointments prior to opening. So give us a call. We're here to accommodate your schedule. Our comprehensive services are now available just about anytime, anywhere!
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The word 'dyslexia' comes from Greek and means 'difficulty with words'. It isn't a single medical condition. The causes of the communication difficulties experienced by people with dyslexia are varied and often hard to identify or poorly understood. The condition includes a range of learning difficulties, where a person of normal intelligence has persistent and significant problems with one or more of reading, writing, spelling and sometimes mathematics and musical notation These difficulties arise because of issues with the way the brain processes the information it receives, rather than issues with vision or hearing. What are the symptoms? There's a…
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Who gets dry eyes? Many people suffer from the symptoms of dry eye, including gritty and tired eyes, but it becomes more common with age. What are the causes of dry eyes? Dry eyes can occur when there is a reduction in the normal amount of tears. Causes can include ageing, medication, illness and damage to the eye. The function of tears is to keep the front of the eye moist. Healthy tears form a smooth, uninterrupted film over the eye which is replenished with every blink. What is the treatment? The commonest treatment for dry eyes is to use…
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With a Fundus camera we can make non-invasive and painless examinations of the inner eye. This is invaluable when checking for conditions such as: • Diabetes • Glaucoma • High blood pressure • Some brain tumours • Macular degeneration
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Glaucoma is caused by a number of different eye conditions which in most cases produce increased pressure within the eye. This elevated pressure is caused by a backup of fluid in the eye. Over time, it causes damage to the optic nerve. Through early detection, diagnosis and treatment, you and your optometrist can help to preserve your vision. What are the effects of glaucoma? To understand how this increased pressure affects the eye, think of your eye as a balloon. When too much air is blown into the balloon, the pressure builds, causing it to pop. But the eye is…
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Diabetes mellitus or `sugar diabetes’ affects about one person in fifty in the UK. This means that the body cannot cope normally with sugar and other carbohydrates in the diet. Diabetes can affect the eye in a number of ways. These usually involve the fine network of blood vessels in the retina - hence the term diabetic retinopathy. Temporary blurring Your vision may become blurred for a few days or weeks while your diabetes is first being controlled. This is due to the swelling of the lens of the eye and will soon clear without treatment soon after the diabetes…
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We are an independent, family run optician owned by Liz and Ghaf Uddin. We have each been qualified optometrists for more than 10 years.

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