Coronavirus and Eye Health

With the recent and current Coronavirus Pandemic closing and restricting business’ and healthcare provisions worldwide the question needs to be asked if the nations eye heath has been effected beyond repair? It has been over 6 months since the Prime Minister closed the country for all none essential business’ and healthcare provisions. This included Opticians, and Eye Heath Specialists, only emergency appointments were allowed for a very long time and many suffered at home, missing eye health appointments and eye tests. Many people ran out of contact lenses, or wore…

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Blue Light Blocking Glasses…Here’s What We Know…

What exactly are Blue Light Glasses? How may we all benefit from wearing them? We hear you ask… “I’d heard of Blue Light Blocking Glasses before: they were yellow, ugly and not worth the laughter I would get from both roommates and fellow workers if I wore them regularly.” Gina Tomaine recently wrote in ‘Good House Keeping’ Magazine. Firstly… What is Blue Light? What we see – the visible spectrum of light – consists of a range of colours, from blue-violet on the lower end to red on the higher end. Light on…

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The Importance of Half Strengths and Lens Quality

Costing as little as £1 it is easy to see the appeal of over the counter reading glasses, especially as we get older our sight invariably deteriorates, but everyone is unique and we all have different requirements for glasses. Some find they may need glasses early on in life to help with driving or working at the computer, whereas others will find it more difficult to read the small print, but how do you know if you need reading glasses? As we get older we can develop an age related condition called Presbyopia…

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