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arthritis and eyes

How Arthritis Can Affect Your Eyes

Many of our housebound patients that we provide eye tests for may suffer from other conditions. One of the commonest conditions our patients suffer from is arthritis.  Arthritis can affect any gender, age group and race. As with many of us we assume that arthritis as just inflammation of the joints.  Research shows that inflammation […]

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computer eye strain

7 Tips to Reduce Computer Eye Strain

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 […]

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Alcohol and eyesight

Alcohol And Your Eyesight

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 […]

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smoking and eye disorders

Smoking and Eye Health

  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 […]

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food for healthy eyes

7 Must Have Foods for Healthy Eyes

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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10 reasons to get your eyes tested!

    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 […]

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