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Taking care of the little things: Top tips for children's eye health

3rd August 2016

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We often say it’d be fascinating to see the world through a child’s eyes. Their eyes are so precious and something this special needs careful looking after as they develop and grow. Caring for a child’s eyes is as important as looking after the rest of their body, and here are five simple steps you can take to keep them as healthy as possible. Get kids outdoorsRegularly playing and exercising outdoors is good for healthy eyes – and it’s great fun too! Eat & drink healthilyGive...

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Choosing glasses to suit your style

15th October 2015

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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...

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Top Tips to Healthy Eyes - Part 2

11th September 2015

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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 Managing...

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Top Tips to Healthy Eyes - Part 1

28th January 2015

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1. Have Regular Eye Examinations Whether or not you wear glasses or feel ‘you have any problems’ – it’s advised to get your eyes examined every 2 years. Some conditions such as glaucoma don't create symptoms so vision could be lost without realising it. Also Eye examinations don't just pick up eye problems but changes in general health like high blood pressure and diabetes as well. Consider your eye examinations as part of a through general health check. 2. Wear Prescribed...

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