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Be Savvy in the Sun: Everything You Need to Know about UV Protection this Summer

When it comes to the sun, we have to protect everything from our skin to our hair to our eyes. Whilst UV rays can be a threat to us all year round, summer is an even more critical time to take extra care when out and about. Be sun savvy this summer and protect the whole family these 5 essentials.

Here’s a complete guide and everything you need to know about choosing the right sun protection:

1) Sun Lotions and After Sun

The first thing you need to consider for any holiday abroad is sun protection for your skin. Sun cream (or body lotion with SPF) should ideally be worn throughout the year even here in the UK but when

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Eye Drops: A Guide to Using Them Properly

Dry eyes, itchy eyes, tired eyes, computer-related eye strain. These are just a few of the symptoms that so many of us experience today. The increased used of digital technology, computer screens, smartphone and tablet technology has been reported to be damaging to our eye health and could open the doors to serious eye conditions for the digital generation. But for quick relief, eye drops seem to do the trick for many sore eye sufferers out there and with so many over-the-counter products

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Could Night Shift Boost the Eye Health of iPhone Users?

Could Night Shift Boost the Eye Health of iPhone Users?

Earlier this year, Apple gave iPhone and iPad users a big treat in the form of Night Shift, a new software feature which should, by reducing the blue light emitted by the device’s display, encourage better sleep.

It appears to have scientific backing, but there’s another question that has been comparatively overlooked: could Night Shift also mean better news for eye health?

How you can play around with Night Shift

Night Shift is available on all Apple devices running at least iOS 9.3 and released in 2013 or later; so, that’s all iPhones from the iPhone 5S onward

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Red Eyes and Bloodshot Eyes: What Are the Causes?

Red eyes or bloodshot eyes can be extremely worrying, especially if it comes on all of a sudden. Many health experts tell us that the whites of our eyes can often be indicators of the health issues with our livers – so it can be a scary prospect when you see redness or discolouration when you look in the mirror. But most of the time, redness in the eye is just a minor condition. Here are some of the causes of eye redness and bloodshot eyes but if the symptoms don’t improve, it’s important to book an appointment to see your GP.

Painless Red Eye: Conditions & Causes

Redness in the eye that doesn’t hurt is usually

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Eye Fatigue: Causes, Symptoms and Things You Can Do to Relieve It

Eye fatigue is a very common problem and it’s something that so many of us live with day-to-day. Eye fatigue or eye strain can happen at any time of day but particularly at night when you’ve had a long day at work and your eyes are in need of rest. Generally, eye fatigue is not something that most of us need to worry about; there are many things we can do to help prevent, reduce and eliminate the problems of eye strain and most people will find it easy to manage their symptoms.

But sometimes, eye fatigue can be a sign of bigger underlying problems. For instance, if you have extreme

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How Your Eyes Can Tell You Things About Your Liver: 4 Clues on Liver Health

They say that your eyes are the window to your soul…..but did you know that your eyes can actually reveal a lot about your overall health too? Directly linked to your liver, there are a number of ways that you can detect health problems just by looking at your eyes. On a very basic level, a healthy liver = healthy eyes and here are 4 tell tale signs to look out for when trying to detect potential liver problems.

1. Look at the Whites of Your Eyes

The whites of your eyes should be a healthy off white colour. Not everyone is born with that sparkling, youthful look but if you have yellowing around the eyeballs then you could

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Healthy Liver = Healthy Eyes: 5 Tips to Improve Both

To heal the eyes, it’s important to look after your liver. The two are very much connected and according to TCM, (Traditional Chinese Medicine), our eyes can provide us with all the giveaway signs to understand the liver better.

From dry eyes and blurry vision being a possible indicator of liver blood deficiency or the whites of your eyes appearing yellow (Scleral Icterus) to suggest early signs of liver damage or liver disease, there are so many ways our eyes can reflect the health of our liver – and quite accurately too.

With such a strong link between these major organs, it’s

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