As an experienced optometrist, I've witnessed the incredible evolution of contact lenses over the years. From being a simple solution for vision correction, contact lenses have now become a gateway to a world of innovative applications.
It’s springtime again, and while the weather starts to improve, we can feel like we have a constant cold as our eyes can overreact to coming into contact with pollen, triggering an allergic response. This results in you experiencing the annoying symptoms of hay fever and eye allergies.
Working in busy practices and having seen thousands of patients over years of testing eyes means that some questions have popped up more frequently than others. Our lead optometrist, Mai Monavar, shares her 12 most asked questions about eyes.
Contact lenses are an excellent tool which can liberate us from the use of glasses in a multitude of scenarios. Here are some pros and cons to consider if you are new to contact lenses.
It’s undeniable that make up is a huge part of much of the world’s daily routine, but it’s important to consider that our eyes were not designed to have cosmetics applied to them.
Whenever you visit the optometrist for an appointment, chances are you'll come across the word "myopia", especially if you require some form of corrective vision. It's nothing to freak out about but it is important to know what it is.
It's easy to get complacent about contact lenses and understandably so – sometimes you may forget you even have them in! However, as comfortable as they may be, it's important to keep a few things in mind when wearing them.
We can all agree that it is vital to have good vision to be able to drive safely. Being able to see well includes both our visual acuity (ability of distinguishing details) and our visual field (our central and peripheral vision).
Whether you're new to having your eyes checked or if you've been wearing glasses or contact lenses for years, your eye prescription is used to know exactly what requirements (if any) are needed to correct your vision.
The heady combination of winter time and a global pandemic has meant that many of us are spending much more time indoors. Our lead optometrist, Mai Monavar, shares 6 tips to help keep eyes healthy during the winter.
Remember when you were a kid and your mom told you that your eyes are gonna go square if you watch too much TV? Spoiler alert for those that are still skeptical - they won't. The myths and misconceptions about eyes and eyesight are never-ending, so we’re here to help myth-bust some of them!
We’re extremely proud to announce the official Eyebou x Tim Howell collaboration. Tim is a former Royal Marine Commando turned elite Alpinist, Wingsuit BASE jumper and skier.
If there’s one thing more important to Eyebou than providing top notch contact lenses and eyewear, it’s making sure that we deliver the best customer service. As Ken Blanchard put it, "Just having satisfied customers isn’t good enough anymore. If you really want a booming business, you have to create raving fans".
In keeping with our 2020 sustainability promise, Eyebou is now fully recyclable, from our packaging, to our contact lens blisters, foil and even...drum roll...our contact lenses!
It's not just your skin that needs protection: direct exposure to sunbeams can damage your eyes, too.
As we all learn to adapt to new norms amidst the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s easy to forget about our eyecare. Here are 8 Eyecare Tips for those who have found themselves working from home more often than not.