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Cataract Surgery A Brief History

by Simon Albright

Posted 25/04/2019 15:28:00



Cataract Surgery
In its present form, this is , in my opinion , the most important surgical procedure of modern times, in developed countries. It is a 15 minute procedure, conducted under local anaesthetic, which virtually all of us will need, if we live long enough and most of us will. It restore sight and as an added bonus corrects most optical errors at the same time. This blog will look briefly at the history of this modern miracle and how it has changed in the course of my career.

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Reflections on three decades of optometry

by Simon Albright

Posted 17/04/2019 16:38:51



This blog is going to be one of a series, taking us from some aspects of my trade, advances in patient care, surgery etc. over the last three decades.

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Birmingham Hip Resurface

by Simon Albright

Posted 23/10/2018 09:58:09



This blog looks at hip replacement from a patients perspective and my experiences with the N.H.S. at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital in Birmingham These days we only seem to hear negative stories about our N.H.S. , one thing that particularly bugs me is how difficult it is to see your own notes and I don't think patients are given enough clinical information about their condition, mistakes do get made and if a patient fully understands why he is being given a certain medication or perhaps postoperative anti-coagulants and some one forgets to write them up, there is another safety link in the chain of treatment - the patient
That said I think the service we have, free at the point of use is world class.

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Cataracts, What They Are And When To Have Surgery

by Simon Albright

Posted 23/07/2018 09:23:35



This blog looks at the effects on vision of cataracts and when to go for surgery.

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Optical Coherence Tomography An Optometrists Perspective

by Simon Albright

Posted 14/06/2018 16:55:40



This blog explains my some of my experiences over two year with an optical coherence tomography machine in clinical practice. It touches on its main uses, hopefully in an understandable manner, it is a very complicated machine so that explaining its value is by its own nature a little complicated.

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Dry Eye, Blepharitis, Acne Rosacea, Demodex Mites, is there a connection ?

by Simon Albright

Posted 19/04/2018 13:14:48



This blog considers the connection between dry eye, blepharitis,meibomian gland dysfunction and the demodex mite.

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Why Are My Dry Eyes Wet?

by Simon Albright

Posted 26/02/2018 09:49:22



This blog gives a brief overview about dry eyes, their causes and treatment.

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Red Eye A Cause For Concern?

by Simon Albright

Posted 09/02/2018 17:58:32



This blog looks at some of the causes of red eyes, particularly the more serious types and looks at the speed and need for treatment. It is not meant to be all inclusive.
If you have any questions please contact me under the feed back section of this site

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DUTZ Eyewear by Albright Vision Centre Birmingham

by Site Administrator

Posted 08/02/2018 12:17:47



Check out these great new fun specs from DUTZ eyewear. They are really funky and very high quality hand made acetate now available at Albright optometrists in Birmingham.

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Choosing Glasses by Albright Opticians

by Simon Albright

Posted 02/12/2017 12:40:58



How do you choose the right style and size of spectacle frame if you have relatively high powered lenses ?

This blog looks at the effect of size, shape and type of lens on the cosmetic effect of the finished Spectacles

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