Jim Walz’s Cataract Story

The fishermen a lot of times throws a marker out in the water and you work around that and sometimes you get quite aways away from it. Well, the way it was before, I would look back and I couldn’t see that marker. I could see the waves. I had other people in the boat. […]

Mark Sims on issues and gaps for pupils who speak EAL

As the National Lead for English as an Additional Language, I’m often asked by professionals: ‘What are the key issues for EAL currently?’ One of the key questions is around how well are they doing. National outcomes at GCSE would tell us that there is no gap any more, that pupils have caught up by […]

What is the amblyopia treatment and is it urgent?

[Music] What is amblyopia treatment and how urgent can it be? Well amblyopia, or lazy eye, is a condition in which the eye is structurally normal but when you test the vision you find that the vision is greatly reduced. It can happen for many different reasons such as squint or poverty of focusing within […]

LASIK- Near or Far Sighted Vision?

Can you fix near and far vision? Well, far vision for people who are nearsighted, is what LASIK was originally designed to do. The farsighted prescription where people have trouble reading, that’s been over the last few years, developed. And so, now, people with farsightedness and astigmatism can actually be treated as well, and that […]

Lasik | Near & Far Sighted Vision

Can you fix near and far vision? Well, far vision for people who are nearsighted, is what LASIK was originally designed to do. The farsighted prescription where people have trouble reading, that’s been over the last few years, developed. And so, now, people with farsightedness and astigmatism can actually be treated as well, and that […]