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General Eye Care

Looking After Your Eyes

Our sight is so important to us and yet many people fail to look after their eye health which unfortunately can lead to sight impairment or even vision loss.

As eye doctors, we encourage people to take positive steps to protect their sight, an action aimed at ultimately improving the nations eye health and contributing towards a reduction in avoidable sight loss.

Regular sight tests are essential for maintaining healthy eyes. More than half of all sight loss is avoidable when detected early and a regular eye test can identify early indications of eye diseases such as Cataract, Glaucoma, Diabetes and Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD).

The following are other steps you can take to ensure you are taking better care of your eyes:

Diet - Eat the right foods

Studies show that what we eat can affect our vision. Certain foods are particularly high in antioxidants which can help to prevent retinal damage and certain eye conditions like cataracts and  Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD). An anti-oxidant which hugely beneficial is lutein, found in many fruit and vegetables.

Foods recommended for eye health include:

  • Broadleaf greens such as kale and spinach
  • Brightly coloured fruit and veg such as corn, carrots, orange sweet peppers and oranges
  • Oily fish like salmon, tuna and mackerel
  • Broccoli
  • Eggs


Look at your lifestyle habits:

Lack of exercise contributes significantly to several eye conditions, particularly amongst people aged 60 and over. Exercise may reduce the risk of sight loss from narrowing or hardening of the arteries, high blood pressure and diabetes.

Excessive alcohol consumption can lead to serious health conditions which can have a detrimental effect on your eye health

After ageing, smoking is the biggest risk factor for developing macular degeneration. Smoking also increases your risk of developing a cataract.

Know your family eye health history
Certain eye conditions can be hereditary, such as Glaucoma. When detected early, it can be treated and controlled and therefore it would be very beneficial to know if this condition has been in your family history so you can be tested.

Take care in the sun
Wearing sunglasses reduces the risks of damaging your eyes as a result of the strong ultraviolet light from the suns rays. Check your glasses have a UV factor and carry the CE mark which indicates they meet the European safety standards.

People who have diabetes are at risk of developing a condition called diabetic retinopathy and should ensure they have regular eye tests to enable early detection and treatment.

Computer screen breaks
It is very important to take frequent breaks from your computer screen, at least once an hour to allow your eyes to rest. This will help to avoid problems such as eye strain, lack of focus and headaches. If you have long documents to read, print them off and use to work alongside your computer.




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Clinic Location 

Cork Eye Clinic

Suite 7/8, Clinic A,
Cork Clinic, Western Road,
Cork, T12 VY83.


cork eye clinic

Tel:  021 434 1030
Fax: 021 434 1033


VIEW ALLWhat Our Patients Say

From my first consultation with Mr. Golchin at the cork eye clinic to my cataract operation on both eyes at the Bon Secours Hospital, I found the whole experience excellent and I am very happy with the results. Mr. Golchin's dedication and expertise have been superb. During the procedures Mr. Golchin explained fully in a very reassuring manner each step of the procedure and allayed my fears that I may have had. I experienced no discomfort whatsoever. The post-op assessments were very thorough. Many thanks again to Mr. Golchin, his assistants and efficient & courteous medical secretaries.

Sheila Finucane (February 2023)



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