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Award for Island optometrist

A local optometrist has won a national award from a UK charity.

Patricia Wild from Douglas has been named Optometrist of the Year at the Macular Disease Society’s Awards for Excellence.

Miss Wild was a founder member of the society’s Manx group and has been a key part of the campaign to provide treatment for sufferers on the island.

She’ll get her award at the Society’s annual London conference on September 22.

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