Search engines have become the fastest way to find out information on just about anything, and because I'm obsessed about optometry and everything to do with eye care, I've taken the liberty of checking some of the most commonly searched questions on Google about eye care and have compiled some quick answers to them.
We all know how important it is to get the right amount of vitamins and nutrients to be healthy, but do we know what we need to help maintain healthy eyes and good vision?
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.
It can be difficult as a parent or carer to understand how to care for your child’s eye health, especially if they're at an age where they can't communicate if there's something wrong.
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.
Lifestyle choices such as getting enough exercise and smoking can have a huge effect in maintaining the health of our eyes, and so does our diet. Here are some symptoms of eye problems that could be related to your nutritional intake.
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.
Isn’t this a nightmare? For spectacle wearers, the inescapable annoyance of glasses lenses fogging up whilst wearing a face mask causes daily frustration.
Choosing eyewear frames can be tough! We might have an idea in our heads of what looks great or what the current trend is, but this doesn’t always translate to how good it will look on our faces.
When ordering your prescription lenses, you will often be asked what thickness you would prefer them to be. It can be a little complicated, so here's a quick breakdown of what the heck things like the refractive index are.
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.
Suffering with dry eyes is frustratingly common, and can be caused by a huge number of variables. These tasks cause us to have a reduced blink-rate, so our tears evaporate much more readily. Read on for some tips on how to improve the quality of your tears and keep your eyes lubricated.
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.
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.