31st October 2015
Style blogger Ruth Emerson gives advice on finishing your look, once you’ve chosen your perfect frames:
Larger frames can magnify any dark shadows under your eyes so start with concealer to minimise this. Use a product that is one shade lighter than your skin tone and blend really well.
No matter what style of glasses you wear, it’s important to ensure your eyes don’t get lost behind them; you’re wearing the glasses, don’t let them wear you. It’s common for the eyes and skin to...
15th October 2015
Glasses have become a fashion statement. In recent years they have evolved as manufacturers have given us new colours, shapes, frames, style and designers to choose from.
High end fashion designers such as Tom Ford, Chloe and Diane von Furstenberg are all getting on board and recognising that glasses need to have style, no matter what your taste. When buying your glasses it is a big purchase; after all you wear them all day pretty much every day and so we should take our time to find the right...
11th September 2015
1. Know Your Health history & your Family History
Many seemingly unrelated health problems can affect your eyes. Diabetes & hypertension in particular. Some eye conditions show an increased likelihood of occurring in families, from simple long and short sight to more serious conditions like glaucoma. The Optometrist will always ask about family history so it’s useful to have this information to hand.
2. Take Regular Breaks - Especially when working on your computer
24th August 2015
We take time with you. We don’t ever rush appointments with our patients. We want to understand about your current health, your sight history, your family health history and any changes or concerns you may have. Appointments last an hour, and we spend at least 40 minutes of that testing all aspects of your sight and eye health. As well as giving you the most accurate prescription, this means we can detect any warning signs or changes to your sight at the very earliest stages.
1st July 2015
Firstly what do we mean by “Blue Light”?
Blue light is a colour in the visible spectrum with a very short wavelength which contains a relatively higher amount of energy. Blue light is everywhere – sources include the sun and modern energy efficient light bulbs, but also electronic screens (computers, tablets, TVs & smart phones).
Natural (outdoor) blue light helps regulate your natural sleep & wake cycles, helps boost alertness & elevates moods. This good blue light is of...