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9 Signs That Show You Need An Eye Test

When we are ill our first reaction is to a call a doctor.  When our teeth are in pain we visit the dentist but when there are vision problems with our eyes we tend to overlook our visit to the opticians. You should have an eye test once every two years.  In some cases there […]

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The Benefits of Wearing Your Sunglasses

As we are rapidly approaching 27 June 2019 which is officially National Sunglasses Day, we thought it was only right to write about the health benefits and non health benefits of sunglasses. As important it is to protect your skin from the effects of the sun it is just as important to protect your eyes […]

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Corporate Eyecare

What is Corporate Eyecare? Corporate eyecare are eye tests that are performed on employees within the actual business premises of the employer.  It allows employers to meet their health and safety regulations. The concept is similar to our home eye testing service but we bring all our industry leading equipment at your workplace or chosen […]

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Eastenders Actress June Brown Reveals She Is Going Blind

We at Home Eyecare are avid fans of the soap “Eastenders.”  It was recently broadcasted throughout the various media outlets that the actress June Brown who plays Dot Cotton/Branning is losing her eyesight and she struggles to recognise people hence why she no longer attends awards and social gatherings as she doesn’t want other people […]

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Benefits for Care homes using Home Eyecare Services

Did you know that Home Eyecare also provides eye test for residents and patients in care homes and residential care homes? We aim to build long lasting relationships with the staff and patients of care homes through our professionalism. We have served numerous care homes around the West Midlands and Worcestershire area with our high […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Lenses and Coatings for Your Glasses

When you first get diagnosed with short sightedness or long sightedness your optician will recommend you wear prescription glasses.  As well as the glasses your optician will explain to you all the various types of lenses and coatings available for your spectacles.  It is very easy to get lost in all the jargon so we […]

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7 Benefits of using a Mobile Optician

So what is a mobile optician?   No its not an optician continuously on a mobile phone!  We would describe a mobile optician as an optician that comes to you with all his equipment so you can have an eye test in the comfort of your premises.  Being a mobile optician allows us to see patients […]

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7 Tips on How To Keep Your Eyes Healthy For the New Year

As we are approaching the new year people all around the world will be making New Years resolutions.  The majority of New Years resolutions revolve around healthy lifestyles and building good habits this may include going to the gym more often, losing weight or giving up smoking.  One of the best resolutions you can make […]

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Exercise And Your Eyes

According to Wikipedia exercise is defined as any bodily activity that enhances or maintains physical fitness, overall health and wellness. Physical activity may not help eyesight directly but helps to lower the risk of certain health conditions that are linked to eye disease such as type 2 diabetes.  Poorly controlled diabetes can damage the blood […]

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Essential Vitamins for Healthy Eyes

Just like the rest of our body our eyes are important organs that need vitamins to function appropriately and help protect from eye disorders.  The function of vitamins is numerous and the benefits are evident for healthy eyes. Here is our list of essential vitamins to consume for healthy eyes: 1.  Vitamin A Vitamin A […]

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