eye health


Why Regular Eye Tests are Essential

We all know the feeling of receiving a letter from our doctor, dentist or optician, telling us that’s it’s time for us to have a test or check-up. Many of us are so used to putting off these appointments that we automatically ignore the reminders, but is this necessarily a good idea? By postponing medical appointments, including eye tests, we’re not prioritising our health, and we all know how important it is to be healthy. Read on below to find out how often we really need to have an eye... Read More

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Vision Care Jargon Buster

Have you ever had the experience of going to see your optician and not understanding what they’re talking about in the slightest? Well, you’re not alone. Many of us have had the confusing, and sometimes frightening, experience of being told what’s wrong with our eyes in very scientific terms that we don’t understand. This can lead to a lack of understanding about our own health and, consequently, a lack of knowledge about how to take care of our eyes. As we know how important it is to understand exactly how... Read More


Six Surprising Things That Can Damage Your Eyes

Looking after your eyesight should be a priority for anyone who wears glasses, and most of us take precautions when it comes to sunny days and straining our eyes. However, there are many surprising things that can damage your eyesight without you even realising it. Take a look at these potential risks and see how you can avoid causing any problems for your eyes. Not Enough Sleep A lack of sleep can have many negative affects on your health, one of the lesser known of these being eye problems. Although... Read More


5 Signs Your Eye Health Could Be In Trouble

If you wear glasses or contact lenses, then you’re probably a bit more savvy about your eye health than many people. You’ve taken the time to go to your optician, have a test and buy some reading glasses, long distance glasses or contacts, so you’re clearly aware of how your eyesight is doing and whether you need a check-up. However, when it comes to your eye health, there are some signs that you should never ignore. So check out this list of symptoms and make sure that your vision is never... Read More