Monthly Archives: August 2018

Cleanliness is next to godliness…

Before trying heroic skin treatments I like to spend time discussing my patients lifestyle, diet and of course current skin care routine. I’m a firm believer in starting from first principles. In that spirit skincare 101 starts with cleansing: First of all – Avoid facial wipes! They are totally inadequate to remove the layers of grime […]

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AMD Awareness Week 10th to 16th September 2018

AMD Awareness Week 2018 ‘SightSee With Me’ will take place from the 10th-16th September. This year marks the 11th anniversary of the event. The aim of the awareness week is to create greater public awareness and understanding of AMD, and encourage those aged 50 and over to get their eyes tested regularly. Further information on […]

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Mistakes we are all making with sunblock

I am constantly asked for the magic bullet of anti-ageing. Rather than extolling the latest high-tech laser I always emphasise the benefits of regular, consistent use of sunblock from an early age. Thankfully we Irish are slowly abandoning the lobster- complexions of yesteryear in favour of decent sun protection but even those of us with […]

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Best Treatment for Sudden Massive Subretinal Bleeds in Age Related Macular Degeneration

Video: Demonstrating subretinal TPA technique performed by John Doris   Great post from Niall Patton Consultant Ophthalmic, Cataract and Vitreoretinal Surgeon at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital. Published 18th October 2016 I would like to bring to your attention a recent study published in this month’s Retinal Journal ref¹. This is an interesting article which has tried to […]

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