Be Well, See Well

 

We are all aware of the benefits of wearing sunscreen to protect our skin against the suns UV rays but are you aware of the importance of wearing sunglasses to protect your eyes against these rays?

While a nice pair of sunglasses is a great fashion accessory, your sunglasses should be a high quality pair that will have many health benefits:

  1. Protects [...]

The Importance of children’s Eye Checks.

Early detection of eye problems in children is very important.  Visual problems can affect their abilities in school work, social development and sport.

Here are a few facts:

80% of children’s learning is visual.

5-10% of all pre-school children have problems with their eyes or their vision.

25% of all children of school going age have vision problems.

All primary schools carry [...]

Your Eyes Can Save Lives!

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Your Eyes Can Save Lives!

Have your eyes tested every 2 years.

BOOK YOUR EYE TEST TODAY!

 

As the Festive Season sets in so does the cold and wet weather conditions!

Driving in hazardous road conditions is risky business for everyone and even more so for those who have poor eye sight. During this wet/cold weather, please consider the [...]

What exactly is Blue Light that we hear so much about?

Harmful Blue Light, is virtually everywhere  – indoors and out: computer screens, tablets, smart phones, gaming devices, LED TVs & LED lights, fluorescent lights, and of course from the sun.

While Blue Light has always been present outdoors, the fact that we are living longer and our lifestyles are evolving means that we more exposed to Harmful Blue Light because we are spending more time on electronic devices, which puts us more at risk for eye diseases. In fact, there is no [...]

Protect Your Eyes Against Light!

You will already be aware of the risks of overexposing your skin to the sun.

But did you know too much light can also harm your eyes?

By wearing the right glasses you can protect your eyes against-:

 

 

Ultravoilet Light (UV)

 

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UV light is invisible to the human eye, and is present all year long, even on a cloudy day.

Short-term exposure [...]

It’s time to prepare for the summer….

Afterall, Weather Guru Ken Ring has promised us a scorcher this summer!!!!

We are all aware of the benefits of wearing sunscreen to protect our skin against the suns UV rays but are you aware of the importance of wearing sunglasses to protect your eyes against these rays?

While a nice pair of sunglasses is a great fashion accessory, your sunglasses should be a high quality pair that will have many health benefits:

  • Protects your eyes from harmful UV rays. UV rays damage [...]

Do You Buy Your Contact Lenses Online?

For many people, it is easier and less time consuming to buy their contact lenses online, and in some cases cheaper!. But all these favourables can result in some adverse circumstances.

If you do decide that you are going to buy lenses online, be careful!. The Federation of Opthalmic and Dispensing Opticians (FODO) says a number of their members have found patients who have bought sub-standard lenses from internet sites. These are the latest cases that have gotten recent media coverage-:

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Drive Safely This Winter.

Driving in hazardous road conditions is risky business for everyone and even more so for those who have poor eye sight. During this wet/cold weather, please consider the following simple tips before you sit behind the wheel if you are a glasses/contact wearer:

~Make sure your lenses are clean before you drive.

~Always carry a spare pair of glasses or lenses with you, especially on long journeys or when driving abroad.

~An anti-reflection coating reduces headlight reflections and allows clearer vision in poor [...]