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Why can’t I see clearly at night?

You may be finding that increasingly your eyes are having trouble adjusting in dim light, or at night.  Whilst naturally as humans we can’t see as well at night, a healthy eye can adapt to the darkness. What is night...

Does smoking damage your eyes?

We have heard about the dangers of smoking and its effects on the heart and lungs.  What is not so commonly known is the effect that smoking can have on your eyes and the consequent risk of vision loss. What are the eye...

Cataracts in Children

Most people associate cataracts as an eye condition that develops as we age.  However, cataracts can also affect babies and children forming either during pregnancy, after birth or during childhood. What is a cataract...

What are cataracts?

In order for you to be able to see, light passes through the clear lens in your eye.  The purpose of this lens, which is situated behind the iris, is to focus the light onto the retina at the back of your eye so your...

Shin Splints

What are shin splints? Common in runners, dancers and sports people, shin splints are pain felt along the shinbone or tibia (the large bone that runs down the front of the lower leg).  Medically known as medial tibial...