Glossary of Terms/Index

labelled diagram of human eye

Up to your eyeballs with jargon? ​ Can’t see for all the specialist terminology?  Looking for something in particular?  Come and take a peek at our glossary of terms. Here you can find definitions for common ophthalmologic terms  Table of Contents PARTS OF THE EYE Cornea Acting as the outermost lens, it provides 65-75% of […]

Quarantine Myopia: the unseen pandemic that is closer than you think

further causes of quarantine myopia: a child on their computer; doing schoolwork and reading with a magnifying glass

Quarantine Myopia – how lockdowns lead to increased levels of short-sight amongst children If you’re already asking your screen with exasperation, “What even is quarantine myopia?”, don’t worry. We’ll get to that. This is the second part of our ‘COVID and Vision Problems’ series. In part 1, ‘Lockdown vision problems plague how many? Help! More […]

Lockdown vision problems plague how many? Help! More students than ever now affected

lockdown vision problems boy with magnifying glass reads book

Lockdown vision problems: The link between lockdowns & lower vision outcomes Lockdown vision problems may seem like only a minor facet of the many wide-reaching implications the sustained closing of the country has had. However, there is growing evidence to suggest that quarantine-related vision disorders are on the rise. Schools in the UK opened again […]

The signs of vision problems in the classroom: how do you spot them?

“It can be hard, even for a trained professional, to spot the signs of vision problems in the classroom.” It can be hard, even for a trained professional, to spot the signs of vision problems in the classroom. So what chance do you have, if you don’t even know what you’re looking for? Students with […]