You feel your eyes are healthy and you can see clearly, so you are probably thinking I don’t need an eye test… Well just as your car needs an MOT and service every year, regardless of whether you feel your car needs it or not, your eyes do need an eye test. In fact, even if you don’t feel any discomfort and your sight seems clear then your eyes should STILL be examined every 2 years at least. Many conditions can manifest which may not be picked up unless an eye test is perfor
It is now quite common for children of around 7 or 8 years old, or even younger, to start wearing contact lenses part time - giving them freedom from glasses to enjoy activities such as horse riding, dancing, rugby or football to the fullest and often improving their confidence. Daily disposable contact lenses are ideal as they are really comfortable and it's reassuring to know that a fresh sterile pair will be used every time. They are made from a smooth soft gel that allows
Myopia (short-sightedness) has become much more common worldwide in recent years and in the UK between 20- 40% of the population are now myopic. The reasons for this are not yet fully understood but we do know that children with two myopic parents are more at risk. Myopic eyes tend to be longer in length and research has shown that this excessive growth may be a response to the visual environment, namely excessive close work (reading and screen use). Research has also shown t
We all have unique vision correction needs with varying degrees of near or far sightedness and astigmatism. Today’s lenses are built around your prescription and the way you live to give you a personalised view through your eyeglasses. Here’s the rundown.
Single Vision lenses are one power from edge to edge. These lenses are typically prescribed to correct for near sightedness, far sightedness and astigmatism. They're the most common type of prescription lens. They are av