Why invest in sunglasses for your eye health?

With the sunshine making a more regular appearance, we should find ourselves spending a greater amount of time outdoors. Sunshine is the giver of life, but it doesn’t discriminate. We’ve all probably spent too much time in the sun and paid the price in sunburned skin – a lesson not easily forgotten. It’s also wise to protect our eyes, and sunglasses are the best way to do this. A word on UV rays Ultraviolet (UV) rays are essentially radiation emitted from the sun which comes in several forms. There are UVA, UVB and UVC rays, which differ in their wavelengths….

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Special short sighted glasses and contact lenses for kids

Did you know that currently one in 3 people in the UK are affected by short-sightedness? Medically known as myopia, short-sightedness is when objects in the distance appear blurred or hazy. Difficulty seeing clearly can affect a child’s development in the classroom, playground and beyond. As their prescription increases over the years, it can also increase the risk of developing serious eye conditions such as retinal detachments and glaucoma in later life. Read on to learn more about myopia and how special short-sighted glasses and contact lenses can protect your child’s vision with our myopia control methods. What is myopia?…

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Could a specialist eye scan save your vision?

When it comes to maintaining healthy vision, regular eye examinations play a vital role. A comprehensive eye exam goes beyond just checking your vision, it delves deeper into the health of your eyes. One important element that has revolutionised eye examinations is Optical Coherence Tomography – aka the OCT scan. Read on to explore how this advanced 3D eye scan works, the eye conditions it can detect, and why it could be beneficial to you. Understanding OCT eye scans Optical Coherence Tomography, or OCT, is a non-invasive imaging technique that uses light waves to capture detailed cross-sectional images of the…

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