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Health > The A to Z of Lens Surgery for Over 50s

What is an Intraocular Lens and which one is best for me?

Selecting the Intraocular lens that suits your needs can be a daunting thought. This article will talk you through your options and help you feel prepared before your visit to the ophthalmologist.

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23rd Oct 2018
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Health > General Health

10 Tips on how to live longer

We all want a healthy later life but sometimes old habits get in the way. Here are 10 tips that are easy to follow but could have a lasting, positive imapact on over 50s health.

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17th Oct 2018
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Health > Nutrition

Super foods: cranberries

Super foods the buzz word of a thousand and one magazines and health shows. This week we look at some of facts about the humble cranberry.

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9th Oct 2018
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The six sins that could be harming your eyes

Your eyes are your most prized possession, so why are so many people not looking after them like they would their general health?

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8th Oct 2018
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Health > Nutrition

Five golden rules of eating for a good night’s sleep

Rob Hobson is a registered nutritionist and Healthspan Head of Nutrition.. He is also author of Cheats & Eats and The Detox Kitchen Bible.

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3rd Oct 2018
Rob Hobson
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Struggling with COPD? – These simple techniques may help?

Paul Brice, author of COPD Innovative Breathing Techniques shares advice for people with the condition to get the most out of their remaining lung function.

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24th Sep 2018
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Why are we a pill popping nation?

New research shows that up to 50% of the UK population is taking some form of medication every day. The question is, is this level of mass medicalisation ultimately solving our health problems? And if not, what can we do to help ourselves become healthier and happier?

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18th Sep 2018
Kate Goodfellow
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Health > The A to Z of Lens Surgery for Over 50s

What foods help to improve your eyesight?

Good eye health starts on your plate and in your shopping basket. Here's a guide to help you build a diet that packs in your vitamins, carotenoids, luteins and recommended levels of fatty acids, too.

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10th Sep 2018
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Health > The A to Z of Lens Surgery for Over 50s

Don't let bad vision push you out of the driving seat

Drivers ignoring their eye health could face far-reaching consequences under a government pilot scheme but help is at hand ...

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6th Sep 2018
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Health > General Health

Incontinence: the taboo hurting the dignity and health of millions

Leading charities warn incontinence is one of the biggest issues for countless people with serious health conditions who they support – but taboo around the topic forces those affected to struggle in silence.

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6th Sep 2018
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Health > General Health

Body fat confusion

Is the Body Mass Index (BMI) the be all and end all of judging a healthy weight? No, but it is a good indicator of future weight issues. Find out more...

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29th Aug 2018
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My Stroke Guide – supporting recovery 24/7

Stroke can change your life in an instant. Whether it’s happened to you or someone close to you, My Stroke Guide is there to help support recovery.

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28th Aug 2018
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Health > Nutrition

Nation's bone health under threat

A survey commissioned by the Health and Food Supplements Information Service (HSIS) reveals that faddy diets and poor knowledge of nutrition are putting the nation’s bone health at risk.

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15th Aug 2018
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Is the 3.4% spending increase enough to 'save' the NHS?

Maria Goddard welcomes the government's commitment to increase spending on critical health services but says 3.4% is not a long-term solution to making the NHS fit for the future.

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15th Aug 2018
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Health > The A to Z of Lens Surgery for Over 50s

What is a cataract?

Cataracts are a clouding of the lens in the eye that causes blurred vision and even sight loss. However, there is easily accessible cataract treatments in the UK that can remove the cloudy lens and improve your sight.

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23rd Jul 2018
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Health > The A to Z of Lens Surgery for Over 50s

How you are helping the environment by getting lens treatment

Have you ever considered how laser eye surgery/lens replacement treatment can be an eco-friendly alternative to disposables?

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23rd Jul 2018
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Health > The A to Z of Lens Surgery for Over 50s

Most common causes for dry eyes

Dry eyes can be uncomfortable and make it more difficult to read, use computers or even use your smart phone. Here is our guide to the most common causes

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23rd Jul 2018
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Health > The A to Z of Lens Surgery for Over 50s

What happens during cataract surgery?

Do you suffer with cataracts? Cataract surgery is the world's most common procedure. Here experts from Ultralase explain what happens in this sight-restoring treatment.

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20th Jul 2018
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Health > The A to Z of Lens Surgery for Over 50s

5 health related things you should be aware of after 50

Getting older can be a tricky thing to come to terms with and poor health doesn't help that. Here are a number of common problems for older people and how you can safeguard yourself against them.

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20th Jul 2018
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Health > The A to Z of Lens Surgery for Over 50s

What is glaucoma?

Glaucoma is a group of eye disorders that cause damage to optic nerve, which carries information from the eye to the brain.

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20th Jul 2018
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Health > The A to Z of Lens Surgery for Over 50s

What is presbyopia?

Presbyopia is blurred near vision and will affect everybody sooner or later as they age. Here's what you need to know about the condition and how it can be treated.

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20th Jul 2018
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Health > The A to Z of Lens Surgery for Over 50s

How much does lens surgery cost?

Weighing the cost of lens replacement treatments can be more stressful than it needs to be. Here we give you a breakdown of Ultralase lens surgery costs.

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20th Jul 2018
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Health > The A to Z of Lens Surgery for Over 50s

Six facts and six fallacies about lens surgery

Some myths about lens surgery leave people feeling concerned. Here we look at the facts behind this straightforward and safe procedure.

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20th Jul 2018
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Health > The A to Z of Lens Surgery for Over 50s

Most common questions optometrists receive regarding lens surgery

The prospect of lens surgery is naturally concerning, here are the most frequently asked questions optometrists are asked about the procedure.

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20th Jul 2018
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Health > The A to Z of Lens Surgery for Over 50s

How to get the eyesight of a teenager at age 50+

Do you want the clear eyesight of your youth back? Here are a collection of tips and tricks which can help to roll back the years and help improve your vision.

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20th Jul 2018
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Health > The A to Z of Lens Surgery for Over 50s

5 eye catching locations to visit after retirement

Retirement offers you the opportunity to experience more of life than ever before; it’s no excuse to slow down. Enquire about that lens replacement surgery for clear vision, and travel the world to visit the places you have always wanted to see.

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20th Jul 2018
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Little wins for coping with arthritis

Arthritis affects men and women of all ages and can be a huge burden but a social media campaign aims to help people make the most of their lives by sharing their top tips for dealing with the condition.

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19th Jun 2018
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Beating the side effects of statins

So, you have high cholesterol and your doctor prescribes you with statins. But what happens if you experience side effects?

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12th Jun 2018
Kate Goodfellow
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Health > General Health

A hot bath has benefits similar to exercise

Steve Faulkner examines how activities that increase 'heat shock proteins' may have health benefits for people who are unable to exercise regularly.

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5th Jun 2018
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Health > Dementia care & awareness

Dance away dementia

Laugh, sleep, dance and socialise your way to a happier and healthier brain

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5th Jun 2018
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