An eye on the future for contact lens technology

Post on Wed 14th Mar 2018

It sounds like science fiction, but it could become fact within just a few years.

Researchers are working on a smart contact lens that can measure glucose levels to alert people with diabetes when their blood sugar levels are too low. They have in-built transparent electronics to monitor glucose levels from tears in the eye.

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Hear the Future on World Hearing Day

Post on Sat 3rd Mar 2018

It’s World Hearing Day today (3 March) to focus attention on how to prevent deafness and hearing loss and to promote ear and hearing care across the world.

The World Health Organisation has ‘Hear the future’ as its theme for this year’s awareness day. It wants to draw attention to the expected increase in the number of people with hearing loss around the world in the coming decades as well as what can be done to stem the rise.

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Seeing through the eyes of a child

Post on Wed 21st Feb 2018

Half term is a chance to spend quality time with our children, enjoying fun activities and seeing the world through their eyes. The responsibility of a child’s health and development cannot be underestimated which is why it’s important to have your child’s eyesight checked regularly.

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Love your hearing this Valentine's Day

Post on Wed 14th Feb 2018

Today is traditionally the most romantic of the year when we celebrate love and declare our feelings to those who make our heart sing.
Whispering sweet nothings is the order of the day, but what if you can’t hear them?

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We have Alzheimer's Society in our sights!

Post on Thu 8th Feb 2018

We have raised £35,000 for Alzheimer’s Society and pledge to continue our support in 2018.

It brings the total for the cause to almost £65,000 since the partnership started in 2015, with more money being raised each year compared to the last.

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