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Rick’s Macular Pigment Challenge Week 1 “I have a secret…”


Rick’s Macular Pigment Challenge wk #1 Rick Brigg here, Optical Assistant, “MPOD tester” and chief coffee maker at the Spectacle Shop Opticians in Barnsley! Find out more about my Spectacle Shop story in my first ever blog post. I have a terrible secret which I will confess about half way down this blog… What challenge? Facts […]

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Eye Nutrition


Eye Nutrition Deterioration of vision seems to be accepted as a natural part of the ageing process, but ageing does not necessarily equate to deterioration in vision. It is accepted that maintaining a healthy balanced diet is essential for the general maintenance of the body, and equally, well nourished eyes, through the correct diet will help […]

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Macular Degeneration

Macular Degeneration “Age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) is a deterioration or breakdown of the eye’s macula. The macula is a small area in the retina — the light-sensitive tissue lining the back of the eye. The macula is the part of the retina that is responsible for your central vision, allowing you to see fine detail” […]

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