Getting your child’s vision assessed is crucial for accurate visual development. Here’s are a few reasons why you might want to book an appointment with our Optometrists.
Occasionally people find that their contact lenses sting when they apply them to their eye. There’s usually a couple of reasons behind it, here’s a few simple tips to help you.
Most of us a significant proportion of our time at work on computers, tablets and mobile devices. There are some simple things we can do to make our eyes more relaxed. Not all of them are related to glasses, some are as simple as changing posture and distance from the computer screen…
Some alarming facts about smoking and eye disease. Did you know you’re twice as likely to develop cataracts if you smoke? One in four people with AMD are associated with smoking. Furthermore, smoking during pregnancy increases the risk of giving birth prematurely but could also result in your baby developing strabismus (crossed eyes) and retinopathy of prematurity.
Make sure you protect your eyes from UV light. It’s important to protect your eyes at all ages but especially children. Prolonged UV light exposure is associated with the development of Pingueculae, Cataracts and Age Related Macular Degeneration.
Read Dr. Dave’s article…’research shows that the 35-44 age group spend nearly 4 hours a day peering at screens. It’s no surprise then that two-thirds of computer users suffer from eye strain when working on digital devices. Let’s explore how this behavior affects our eyes and what can done to relieve the strain.’
If you wear reading lenses or varifocals and struggle seeing comfortably when using a PC in the office, you should consider opting for Computer or Occupational lenses.
Before jumping into fashion and frames I thought I’d discuss some of the more functional aspects that affect frame your choice.