We all know the importance of being healthy by maintaining regular exercise and staying active. The similar can be said of your eyes. Our eyes also need regular exercise just like the rest of our body. We live in an era where we are staring at text and images on computer screens, televisions and mobile […]
Here are our reasons why you should allow our optometrists to provide you with an eye test at home : 1. Free NHS Eye Test Did you know that anyone who is over the age of 60 and housebound due to mental or physical disability is entitled to a free NHS eye test at home. […]
We live in an era where the use of computers is prevalent in the workplace and most homes. Staring at computers for long periods of time may cause eye strain. Problems of the eye caused by the use of computers is termed Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS). Symptoms of computer vision syndrome are : Eye strain […]
We all know that drinking alcohol can make you tipsy, jolly and gives you a slurred speech to name a few effects. Did you know that excessive drinking of alcohol can have implications on your eyesight and other parts of your body. Here is our list of short term and long term effects of drinking […]
Did you know that cigarette smoke contains over 4000 chemicals. At least 70 of these chemicals are known to cause cancer. Some of these chemicals include nicotine, formaldehyde, lead, ammonia, benzene and carbon monoxide. Smoking is the leading preventable cause of death. Smoking harms all areas and organs of the body, not only does […]
As the added saying goes ‘you are what you eat’. If we don’t eat the right foods our metabolic processes within the body suffers which leads to diseases and declining of health. A well balanced healthy diet results in healthy eyes. Eating the right foods maintains eye health and often prevents future problems. Here are […]
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Here are just 10 of the many reasons why you should have a regular eye examination:- You only get one pair of eyes; once lost your eye sight cannot be returned. Your eyes, unlike teeth, will not always hurt when there is a problem. Good eye sight is very important in education. An […]