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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 […]


Learning About Vision: The Stages Of Development in Children

Infants Development of the eyes takes place between the first 3-10 weeks in the womb. There after changes will continue to occur much till their adolescence. These stages are interpreted into the following significant changes you should be observing in your child and potential problems to be aware of. The well-being of our vision are of great importance as 80% of our memories are created by what we see in day-to-day life. Warning signs Child […]


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 […]


Everything you need to know about Glaucoma

If you’re anything like I was a few months ago, you probably think that Glaucoma is an avocado-based dip from Mexico. Unfortunately, Glaucoma isn’t as tasty as that, but it is something everyone should be aware of. Affecting over 600,000 people, it is one of the main causes of vision loss in the UK. If left untreated, Glaucoma can cause permanent loss of vision. But don’t panic! If you read this short blog we will […]


Home Remedies for Dry Eyes

What are dry eyes? Dry eyes occur when your tear glands don’t produce enough tears to lubricate your eyes. This condition can be uncomfortable and painful. It can be caused by both medical and environmental factors. What is dry eye syndrome? Dry eye syndrome is a general term used to describe dry eyes caused by either poor quality tears or diminished tear production. The symptoms include: scratchy, dry, and painful sensation in both of your […]


Do I Need Glasses?

During the winter, light levels in general can be low. Many people find it more of a struggle to see clearly especially during these months. Insufficient task lighting can mean everything is more difficult. You can improve things considerably by having an eye test and ensuring you have the right glasses. Glasses will actually make a massive difference to a wearer’s life. Essentially they function by correcting what is termed: ‘errors of refraction’. What are […]