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moving eyes

My eyes are moving on their own

If your eyes are moving on their own, it means that the eye muscles may not be working properly. When…
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computer vision syndrome

Computer Vision Syndrome – Are computer screens damaging your eyes?

Screens are central to our world these days and computer vision syndrome is likely to happen if you rely upon…
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eye vitamins

Vitamins for Eyes and Better Vision

Many people do not think about the foods or vitamins they should be consuming when it comes to eye health…
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red eyes

My eyes are red

Although red eyes can sometimes be caused by a serious medical condition, there are numerous reasons why you might be…
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deteriorating eyesight

Eyesight Deterioration: Are You Dependent On Glasses?

“I’ve been told that if I get glasses, my eyes will become dependent on them.” This is something we hear…
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burning eyes

My eyes feel as though they are burning

Burning eyes isn't a pleasant feeling, the sensation can often be accompanied by other symptoms including, eye pain, itching, discharge…
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night vision bad

My eyesight is worse at night

If you suffer from bad eyesight at night, it could be a case that you simply require eyeglasses, especially if…
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Century Ectropion

My eyelid is turning inwards

If your eyelid is turning inwards, it could be a sign of Entropion. This is a condition that affects the…
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cloudy eye

The surface of my eye seems to be cloudy

Does the surface of your eye look cloudy? Or are you experiencing the sensation of cloudy vision? Both can affect…
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HALOS

I’m seeing a bright circle surrounding a light source (Halos)

Light is essential for our vision. It bounces off objects and enters your eyes, which in turn allows us to…
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contact lens types

Types of Contact Lenses

There are two general types of contact lenses 1. Hard contact lenses The hard lenses most commonly used today are…
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eye protection in sun

Eye Protection – Protecting your eyes in bright sunlight

The summer is finally here and while we all want to enjoy the better weather and longer days there are…
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fitting lenses

Lens Fitting – Can My Lenses Fit Any Frame?

Generally, any lens can fit into any frame. However, opticians must take into consideration the prescription they are working with…
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swelled eyelid

My eyelid is swelled up

A swollen eyelid can be a sign of various issues, particularly if you also have a sore, itchy or red…
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Can I Wear Contact Lenses?

Wearing Contact Lenses

Can anyone wear contact lenses? I think one of the most frequently asked questions I am asked in my daily…
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Help - my eyes are dry

4 Dry Eye Health Tips

Once your optometrist knows what is causing your dry eye, they can give you advice on how to manage it.…
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iris defect

There appears to be a defect within my iris

The iris is the part of your eye that is the coloured circle surrounding the pupil. It changes the size…
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pros and cons of ready readers

Ready Readers – Advantages and disadvantages

Ready readers; they’re everywhere. In the local supermarket or high street store, at some 'too good to be true' prices…
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