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!
Healthy Foods For Your Eyes

What Foods Help With Your Eye Health?

Make sure you’re cooking up the right stuff to help protect your eyes. Maintaining good eye health with the right…
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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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Detecting High Cholesterol

Can an Eye Test Detect High Cholesterol?

What is high cholesterol? High Cholesterol is a type of fat in the blood, your body naturally makes all the…
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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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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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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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legal eyesight standard for driving

Legal Eyesight Standard for Driving

Can you meet the legal eyesight standard for driving? Driving is essential for many of us for our daily lives,…
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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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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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eye tests regular

The Benefits of Having Regular Eye Tests

You feel your eyes are healthy and you can see clearly, so you are probably thinking I don’t need an…
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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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eyes tested timescales

Eye Test Intervals: How Long is Too Long?

An eye examination is really important and doesn’t forget we are not just checking how well you can see and…
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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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kids eye test

Eye Tests for Children: How Young is Too Young?

Is it possible for a young child to have an eye test? The most important thing here is to note…
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visual stress

What is Visual Stress?

Do you become extremely tired when reading? Have you noticed reading isn’t as fluent as you would expect it to…
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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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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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