Vision Care and Eye Health Information

When you go and see a doctor and they tell you to eat certain types of foods or have a daily walk to keep your body healthier – They do that because it makes a real difference to your life. Many people don’t know this but there are lots of things you can do on a daily, weekly or monthly basis which will provide regular maintenance to your eyesight ensuring healthier vision. We have put together a selection of tips and useful information which you can follow yourself. Read through the tips below to see if anything catches your eye!
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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Snow Blindness in Eyesight

Snow Blindness (Photokeratitis) – How to avoid sun burnt eyes

If you are planning on speeding down the slopes, have you taken the time to look into the precautions you…
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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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eyelids explained

What Are (The Optometrists Explanation) Eyelids?

The eyelids are thin folds of skin which cover and protect our eyes. They have muscles controlling their movement up…
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What is Optical Coherence Tomography

What is OCT – Optical Coherence Tomography?

By using the OCT, optometrists have the potential of picking up abnormalities at an earlier stage, usually leading to better…
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Optical Diagnosis

What Can Opticians Tell From Your Eyes?

Many people feel their opticians can only inform them of their vision. This is a big misconception of the importance…
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eye sight test

Sight Test vs Eye Examination – What is the difference?

What is a sight test? A sight test is really just what it says... it is a test of how…
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onions making you cry

Why Do Onions Make You Cry (Men More Than Women)?

It’s annoying, isn’t it? Your eyes stream when you slice through those onions. Every time. And as your eyes fill,…
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Check Your Eye Health

How to Check Your Eye Health?

Although you can determine many minor eye conditions from looking at your eyes such as conjunctivas, you should see a specialist when it…
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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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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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Opticians Are Important

Why are Opticians Important?

Many people underestimate the importance their local practice could play in their vision and eye health. It is a very common thought that opticians can…
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Why Independent Opticians

Are Independent Opticians Better than The Larger Chains?

There are many factors to consider when choosing where to go for your eyes testing and which shiny new pair…
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Headaches and Eye Problems

Headaches Relating to Eye Problems

More than 10 million people in the UK regularly suffer from headaches. If it has been some time since your…
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short sighted and long sighted vision

Options for Short Sighted and Long Sighted People

We often get asked how to correct vision for distance and near in contact lenses. Whilst this can turn into…
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Eye Health is Important

Why is Eye Health Important?

Good eye health is vital for maintaining a high-quality standard of life. Most people take for granted how important their…
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New Years Resolution

Look After Your Eyes Whilst Making Your New Years Resolution

At the end of each year, we all get the asked same question, “What’s your New Year’s Eve resolution going…
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UV Damages Your Eyes

UV Eye Damage – Sun damage to your eyes

With summer around the corner, we thought we would share with you a good quality lens which will benefit and…
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