Ways to Keep Your Vision Clear this Winter

Ways to Keep Your Vision Clear this Winter

The need for winter eye care isn’t exactly news to our industry. But with the latest research on dry eye syndrome and blurry vision, it’s important for everyone to take extra precautions in 2016. Temporary blurred vision is far more likely to occur in wintertime, according to eye researcher Sharon Kleyne and this increase in eye problems is triggered by the effects of dry eye syndrome.

Dry eyes happen in winter when the atmosphere being much cooler and less humid, essentially steals the moisture from our eyes. As the dry atmosphere evaporates the moist tear film which normally...   read more

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9 Quick Fixes for Tired Eyes

There are many causes of tired eyes or tired looking eyes, including computer eye strain, lack of sleep, wearing the wrong contact lenses or not having an up to date glasses prescription, extended periods of intense work / study, or just general eye fatigue.

If you’ve been suffering from the symptoms of tired eyes lately or you’ve been burning the candles at both ends at your computer desk and don’t have time to nap it out, never fear. Here are 9 quick fixes that will have you feeling much better in no time.

1. Splash Your Face with Cold Water

Cold water will help to reduce any inflammation around your eye area...   read more

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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...   read more

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5 Steps to Improve Your Computer Work Space (for Better Eye Health)

Computer related eye strain is a growing problem amongst our generation. With more and more people working with digital technology everyday, it’s important that we consider the best ways to improve our workspace and work desk area. Whether you’re regularly using desktop computers, laptops, tablets or smartphones, using these types of screens for intense periods of time can cause eye fatigue and eye strain. The symptoms of eye fatigue and eye strain include tired and sore eyes, pain and discomfort, dry eyes, watery eyes, and itching sensation or even burning. To reduce the risk of...   read more

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Workplace Eye Wellness Month: 5 Tips for Healthy Eyes at Work

Did you know that March is officially Workplace Eye Wellness Month? We’re almost at the end of the month, but there’s still time for us to tell you about eye health in the workplace.

Whether you work at a desk or not, eyes can be easily damaged by excessive computer time or the incorrect use of safety equipment. Common complaints include dry and itchy eyes, headaches, blurred vision, eye pain and deteriorating eyesight to name just a few.

Eye health is extremely important. So, to help you to minimise damage and protect your eyes during long hours at work, here are our top 5 tips for healthy...   read more

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how to treat blephatiris

5 Ways to Treat, Soothe and Manage Blepharitis

Blepharitis is a common condition, one which occurs with 1 in every 20 patients who complain of eye related problems at NHS GPs. This condition causes the eyelids or the corner of the eyes to become red, sore, itchy and inflamed and it can cause eyelids to stick together. Signs of Blepharitis are swelling around the eyelid area, crusty residue around the corners of the eye or on the eyelashes, and difficulty opening your eyes when you wake up. It is recommended that you visit your doctor or see an eye specialist if you are unable to manage these symptoms yourself or if you are suffering from...   read more

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7 Lifesaving Products for Tired Eyes or Dry/Irritated Eyes

Whether you get dry eyes and irritation from your contact lenses, suffer from Blepharitis or another medical condition, or you just struggle with general eye discomfort, there are plenty of products out there that can help to soothe your symptoms. Here are our top 7 lifesaving products for tired eyes or dry/irritated eyes, and they’re all affordable and extremely easy to use.

1. Systane Lubricant Eye Drops

Systane Lubricant Eye Drops are the first eyedrops to be clinically proven to relieve symptoms of dry eyes. Not only that, but these lubricating and moisturising eyedrops are proven to provide long lasting relief...   read more

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