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How to Choose Glasses to Suit Your Face

Choosing glasses to suit your face will make all the difference to your overall look Did you know that the shape of your face will decide which style of glasses will suit you and also which ones won’t? This handy advice will help you determine which type of glasses compliment your facial features, taking into account your face shape. Oval If you have an oval face you are likely to have a round chin and […]

How Does UV Light Affect Eyesight?

UV radiation, whether from natural sunlight or artificial UV rays, can seriously damage your eyes. Most people probably understand the link between ultraviolet (UV) radiation and skin cancer. But many are less aware of the connection between UV radiation and eye damage. With increased levels of UV radiation reaching the Earth’s surface, it is important to take the necessary precautions to protect your eyes. What Is UV Light? The sun’s primary danger to us comes […]

How do you choose the best lenses for your glasses?

The lenses you choose will often determine how happy you are with your new glasses. The possibilities are endless, so how do you know if you’re making the right choice? Hopefully this brief guide will provide you with the information you need to maximise your quality of vision. After all, they do say seeing is believing! Your lenses will influence four factors; appearance, comfort, functionality, and vision. We’ll break this down for you below. Lens […]

Foods For Healthy Eyes

Foods For Healthy Eyes – Really? We were all told the same thing when we were younger “Eat your carrots, they’ll help you see in the dark.” Sure, we all rolled our eyes and sure we ate them anyway to see if the theory was actually true, but our parents may not have been far off the mark. There is plenty of research to suggest that eating certain foods can have multiple benefits for your […]

Eye Facts & Myths Set Straight

When you were a child, did your family tell you to eat carrots because they helped you see better in the dark? Is this a myth? Well, yes and no Carrots contain vitamin A, or retinol, and this is required for your body to absorb rhodopsin, which is the pigment in your eyes that operates in low-light conditions. If you have a vitamin A deficiency, your night vision can be impaired. Making it an excellent […]