14 August 2018
Vision problems and learning disability

Vision problems and learning disability


It is estimated that 80 per cent of children with a learning disability have an undiagnosed vision problem. August is the vision and learning month...
07 August 2018
Would wearing my  glasses correct my eyesight permanently?

Would wearing my glasses correct my eyesight permanently?


I was recently asked a question about wearing glasses. It went something like this: Hi Doc, would wearing my glasses correct my eyesight permanentl...
31 July 2018
FAQs about conjunctivitis

FAQs about conjunctivitis


1. What is the cause of conjunctivitis? Conjunctivitis is the inflammation of the thin transparent membrane covering the inside of the eyelids and ...
24 July 2018
Three ways to prevent eye strain

Three ways to prevent eye strain


I remember when I was a kid, most of my peers saw pretty well. Most of us didn’t need glasses then. By the time we hit about 40, things started t...
19 June 2018
A scratched cornea can be very painful and potentially dangerous

A scratched cornea can be very painful and potentially dangerous


Dear Doctor: Several days ago, I woke up with intense pain in my left eye. I do not recall anything happening to my eye. My eyes were tearing exces...
15 June 2018
Have we no police, courts, gov’t or values?

Have we no police, courts, gov’t or values?


Have we, the people of St Vincent and the Grenadines, no police force, no courts, no Government? A ridiculous question it might seem, but very rel...
12 June 2018
Guard yourself against ‘Red Eye’

Guard yourself against ‘Red Eye’


It’s so hard to believe that even now in November 2017 we are still seeing many cases of viral conjunctivitis, otherwise known as the ‘Red Eye’....
05 June 2018
Frequently asked questions about contact lenses

Frequently asked questions about contact lenses


In the past, spectacle corrections used to be the correction of choice. With the advent of modern technology, people are now choosing contact lense...
29 May 2018
How smoking can affect our vision

How smoking can affect our vision


Hi Readers, May 31st was declared “No Tobacco Day” by the WHO. Smoking is associated with a lot of health risks, including blood circulatory p...
22 May 2018
What is pseudomyopia?

What is pseudomyopia?


Dear Doc, Whenever I wear my glasses I tend to want to take them off after a short while. The funny thing is that I do see a bit better with the gl...