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Are You SunSmart?

We ask Jane Brennan from Brennan’s Life Pharmacy Donabate how to make the most of great sunny summer days whilst protecting our skin from harmful rays. Jane says “The Irish Cancer Society SunSmart program has great guidelines to keep us safe. See below for some useful tips and advice” Ways to protect your skin: Shade... Read more >

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Pollen Highs & Watery Eyes

Pollen Highs & Watery Eyes… Talk to Jane Brennan, your Hay Fever Expert in Donabate Are your eyes itchy, red or watery? Is your throat scratchy? Are you sneezing? Do you have itchy ears, nose or mouth? Do you have a blocked or runny nose? Do you wake up feeling exhausted? Hay fever can cause... Read more >

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“Do you know the eight warning signs of breast cancer to look out for?” asks Jane Brennan of Brennan’s Life Pharmacy.

Five minutes that could save your life! “Would you like to know the eight warning signs of breast cancer to look out for?” asks Jane Brennan of Brennan’s Life Pharmacy. We are all a bit shy of talking about breasts, but a five minute chat with any of our team here in Life Pharmacy Donabate... 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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