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Pink Eye, White Eye?

Pink Eye or White Eye

Pink eye or white eye, which do you have?  You may be looking in the mirror and wonder why your eyes look so pink all the time or other people ask you why your eyes look pink. Read on to discover what is pink eye and what you can do to reduce it. The normal colour of the white of the eyes should be white with a hint of pink when looking close up. What […]

What is Presbyopia?

Presbyopia is the medical term for long-sightedness that is associated with age. So what is Presbyopia? Well, it is not a disease, or a condition but more a natural part of the aging process in which the eyes struggle to focus on near objects. The initial symptoms are problems in changing focus from an object in the distance to a near by object, blurred vision (when viewing close objects), eyestrain after close-up work (especially in […]

What Causes Blurred Vision?

Blurred Vision? Blurred vision isn’t something that should be ignored. Whilst tiredness or a common cold could be an occasional cause, regular episodes of blurred vision could be caused by something else, and could lead to more serious problems. We take a look at some of the most common causes of blurred vision and what can be done about them. Refractive Eye Conditions Refractive eye conditions are a common cause of blurred vision and include […]

What An Eye Test Can Detect

According to a 2010 survey by Mintel, 1 in 5 adults admit to either rarely having an eye test or never having one at all. For many people an eye test can be a distraction; if you don’t think you need glasses then why bother going to see an optician? However, this doesn’t tell the full story and an eye test can reveal much more about your health than just your eyesight. An eye test […]

Tips For Contact Lens Wearers

Is My Contact Lens Inside Out? A question many newbie wearers have is: “How can I tell if my contact lens is inside-out?” The difference can be subtle, but before placing a contact lens on your eye, make sure it looks like half a ball, not a soup bowl with a rim. The trick is to place the lens on your finger so that a cup is formed. Then hold the lens up directly in […]