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"Words, words, words"...

… So said Hamlet in response to Polonius’s irritating query, “What do you read, my lord?”, but of course in true Hamlet style, there are multiple meanings beneath his ostensibly simplistic reply.  878 more words

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Stuck between a rock and a hard place

I had a check-up appointment at Moorfields on Monday, and it’s left me wanting to write in ANGRY, SHOUTY CAPITAL LETTERS AGAIN… possibly even BOLD ANGRY SHOUTY CAPITALS  1,344 more words

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You Can't Roll with Crutches

There was a boy at my church who all the priests loved. No, I’m just kidding around. Anyway, there was this boy at my church when I was a kid growing up and being frog marched to church every Sunday and on every holy day of subjugation and on Wednesdays for CCD (I don’t know the meaning of this abbreviation to this day and am too lazy to google it). 472 more words


What are floaters?

As a retina doc, I see a lot of people who have floaters in their vision. These are small specks, strands, clouds or webs in your vision that move around and seem to “float” around.   432 more words

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Stalking the Surgeons

Okay come on now, admit it… any of my eye buddies who may be reading this: how many of you have googled your consultants to check that they really do know what they’re talking about?  1,093 more words

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The Point of the Sword Matters

I don’t fence, nor do I re-enact medieval battles with period costumes and armes de guerre. However, I did know a girl at university who said she knew how to fence, although I never saw her with a sword in her hand. 600 more words


Tips for preventing the risk of macular degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration is one of the leading causes of blindness among the elderly. There are various ways through which it can be prevented or its progression can be slowed. 222 more words

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