Frequently Asked Questions

Your eyes can be affected by conditions you were born with or ones that develop as you grow older. Eye problems or sight problems can occur at any time but are more likely to present themselves and develop when you pass the magic age of 40.

Please follow the link here to Look After Your Eyes. This website and useful resource has been prepared by the College of Optometrists and provides information, pictures and videos which cover a variety of questions.

Topics covered in this link are...

Long & Short-sightedness



Lazy eye


Age-related macular degeneration




Flashes & floaters

Retinal detachment


Colour vision

Bacterial Conjunctivitis

Charles Bonnet Syndrome

Dry Eye

You will appreciate this information is general in nature. If you have any concerns about your eyes or eye sight please make an appointment to come in and see us.