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Cold & Flu – Ask A Pharmacist with Anne Smyth

Life Pharmacy’s Anne Smyth answers some of the most commonly asked questions about cold & flu – featured in the Irish Independent’s ‘Mother & babies’ supplement 5 December 2018. Why are a cold and flu so prevalent in winter? It’s a time of year when our immune systems need to be at its best. My advice is to be... Read more >

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World Diabetes Day – Symptoms, Causes & Treatments

November 14th is World Diabetes Day, which aims to draw attention to the condition that is becoming increasingly prevalent in both young and old generations. To support this cause, selected Life Pharmacies are offering FREE Diabetes Care & Blood Glucose Screening to Life Loyalty customers when they swipe their loyalty cards from November 14th to 21st. What is Diabetes?... Read more >

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Men’s Health – Ask a Pharmacist with Vincent Dempsey

Life Pharmacy’s Vincent Dempsey tackles some commonly asked questions about men’s health – featured in the Irish Independent’s ‘Mother & babies’ supplement 7 November 2018. Movember is upon us once again, which signals the time to put down your razor. But what most people see as a great excuse not to shave is actually a really important movement... Read more >

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Articles in Lazy eye

NHS Choices - Introduction

(23/04/2014)

A lazy eye, also known as amblyopia, is a childhood condition that occurs when the vision in one eye does not develop properly.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of lazy eye

(23/04/2014)

Younger children may be unaware that their vision is impaired, so the only noticeable symptoms of a lazy eye may be related to an underlying condition.

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NHS Choices - Causes of lazy eye

(23/04/2014)

A lazy eye is caused when something, such as a squint, disrupts the normal development of your child's vision.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing lazy eye

(23/04/2014)

A lazy eye (amblyopia) ideally needs to be diagnosed and treated as early as possible, preferably before a child is six years of age.

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NHS Choices - Treating lazy eye

(23/04/2014)

The two main treatment options for lazy eye are treating any underlying eye problems and encouraging the use of the affected eye.

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