Looking after eyes when the heat is on

With the current hot temperatures letting us experience being outside in the sun without the need for a far-flung holiday for once, it is very tempting to throw caution to the wind and just get out there in the heat without a second thought. But whilst there are many recommendations …

Looking after your eyes

Whilst our friendly and informative optician is the professional to visit in order to protect our vision and optimise our sight capability, unfortunately they are not available 24/7 to prevent any damage occurring. So, for those of us who care about our eyes, taking simple precautions can help protect one …

Nystagumus – Eye movement

There is a common assumption that if you have issues with your eyesight, that the wearing of glasses or contact lenses will always help to correct things. However, certain visual conditions cannot be simply corrected, such as with Nystagmus. Nystagmus is a condition where the eyes ‘flicker’ and constantly move …

Hay Fever and the eyes

As the weather starts to heat up, so does the likelihood of suffering from Hay Fever, with itchy, sore and wet eyes being one of the most prominent and annoying symptoms on the Hay Fever spectrum. Hay Fever occurs, as the name suggests, when pollen from plants becomes an irritant …

New Season, New Look

Just as with clothing trends, embracing a new season by changing your look can bring a much-needed confidence boost as well as keeping your fashion look fresh. Accessories remain an essential part of a trend-worthy look, with glasses being a key-part of creating a flawless and finished appearance. Changing your …

Eyesight issues and childhood confidence

With the subject of hidden disability high on the 2018 political and ethical agenda, many people are unaware that people can have issues with their eyes and eyesight that prescription lenses and glasses cannot correct. For these people, life can be a daily battle of trying to keep safely manoeuvre …

The common cold and the eyes

It is the season of the common cold, with Winter 2017/2018 already being hailed as one of the worst epidemics in recent years. Along with the sneezes, sore throats, ear aches and runny noses, there is also an outbreak of novavirus and flu, with the number of us not affected …

Eyewear trends for 2018

Every New Year brings a feeling of change – from losing weight and increasing the amount of exercise you do, to being determined to try and amend a perceived personality flaw, there’s just something about January 1st that inspires us and drives us. This feeling of change is no different …