The key to good eye health for the whole family starts with having the right pair of prescription glasses and having good eye health education. Having something go wrong with your eyes (or your child’s eyes) can be a terrifying or worrying experience when you don’t know what the diagnosis is or what the causes are. Whilst Myopia (short-sightedness) and Presbyopia (long-sightedness) are widely understood, there are many other eye disorders and problems which aren’t.
What is the first thing you do in the morning? Do you pick up your phone to check your email and catch up with the news?
An hour or two later when there isn’t much to do, is it likely that you use your phone to surf the Internet or watch something on Netflix? Finally before bedtime, how long do you tend to play on your phone? Maybe you need to check Twitter one last time to make sure you haven’t missed out on anything. If this sounds a lot like you, then you are not alone.
As Apple and Samsung compete for your love, society recognises that having a multi-functioning phone is normal.
Diabetes is a life-long condition which can affect your blood sugar levels, by causing them to be too low or too high. However, it also has a significant impact upon eye health, and is actually one of the most common causes of sight loss among people of working age. To commemorate World Diabetes Day 2015, we explore the symptoms of diabetes and the effects of diabetic retinopathy, and we share our tips for good eye health with you.
Diabetes is a common condition, and there are two different types. In Type 1 diabetes, the body’s immune system attacks and
Good eye health is something that should be promoted from a very early age. It’s one of the things that is often overlooked in life; yet it’s something that most of us couldn’t imagine living without. Being able to see is a precious gift, a blessing that will inevitably diminish as we grow old. So we need to do everything we can to ensure our eye health is as good as can be in the present.
Wearing polarised sunglasses all year round and using spectacles for driving / reading / using a computer goes without saying for most of us. The way we look after our eyes has improved greatly over
I once had a friend called The Fonz. My friends and I first gave him this nickname when we first discovered that he never left the house without his leather jacket and a pair of sunglasses. In fact, he rarely attended an event, day or night, summer or winter, without his trusty Ray Bans. We holidayed in Ibiza; naturally, he sported sunglasses throughout the duration. We holidayed in Prague over Christmas; again, he wasn’t without his shades. That was ten years ago. Ten years ago, when I (and maybe the rest of the world too) were less educated about eye health. But today, my friends and I realise
The UK’s National Stress Awareness day is on the 4th of November this year. Stress is the feeling of being under too much emotional or mental pressure, and can affect us all due to the worries of modern life. It’s normal to feel stressed sometimes, but it’s important to recognise when relationship, life, work or money worries are becoming too much.
Unfortunately, there isn’t much that you can do to prevent stress, but there are many things that you can do to manage stress more effectively, such as learning relaxation techniques, taking regular exercise, and improving
Tis the season to be jolly. No hang on one second. That kind of festive talk is not for a few months yet! Yet with Christmas but a matter of months away and Halloween catching up on as fast as Usain Bolt, here’s a real stocking filler of a tale.
According to recent reports, strange things are going on with cosmetic lenses. At present, you can have the opportunity to purchase a whole hour of crazy and wacky lenses. This is largely in part thanks to online stores who have an abundance of products available.
In addition to this, they are also readily available in market stalls not to mention all