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Summer Eye Health

As the weather gets warmer and your thoughts turn to improving your health and enjoying the outdoors, it is also important to keep your eyes happy this summer. We all know that regular exercise can tone muscle, support weight loss and benefit your mental health, but did you know it can also help to maintain […]

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Davina Discusses…Eyecare During the Exam Period

Many of you will be in the throes of GCSE’s or A Level exams right now. You may have noticed you have tried eyes so here are some tips to keep your eyes fresh and comfortable when you have been revising and concentrating for long periods of time. Take A Break Even though you might […]

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Hay Fever and Your Eyes

Hay fever season is upon us, and you may have already started suffering with symptoms such itchy eyes, sneezing and in some cases difficulty breathing. The hay fever season runs from Spring to Autumn and affects almost 18 million people in the UK. Pollen grains can set off an allergic reaction causing the conjunctiva (the […]

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Taking Care of Ageing Eyes

Just as keeping active and having a varied diet really helps our bodies to stay healthy, as we age, it also helps to keep our eyesight healthier for longer too. But even the healthiest of us can experience some changes to our vision as we get older and our eyes start to change. It might […]

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Driving In The Sun

Although the sunny weather is a blessing when we get it, it can be a nuisance when driving. Whether it is the low winter sun, or the height of summer, driving with added glare can be uncomfortable and potentially dangerous. According to data from the Department of Transport, around 3900 people are injured in traffic […]

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UV Protection and Your Child.

As we near the warmer, sunnier months and school holidays are on the horizon, there is no better time to start thinking about sun protection. When you’re packing the school bag or your suitcase to go on holiday, you ensure that your child has the essentials like a hat and sun cream but do you […]

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Davina Discusses … Sustainability

Sustainability, plastic pollution and being responsible to the environment are high on the agenda, well I think they should be anyway. I would be really interested to hear what other people are doing in their homes and lives to reduce their plastic waste and to be more eco-friendly. Have your attitudes changed over the past […]

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Recycling Contact Lenses

Before now contact lenses were just another item to be thrown in the bin, flushed down the toilet and added to the ever-growing amount of plastic waste in landfill, but not anymore! Contact lens brand Acuvue and recycling company Terracycle have teamed up to create a contact lens recycling scheme which is available to everyone, […]

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Guide to Glasses

Prescription glasses are making a spectacle of Brits, with an estimated 6 in 10 of us needing a pair. That being said, how many really know everything they should about glasses? We’ve created a glasses 101 to give you all the info you need, from styles to screening and everything in between. Test your knowledge […]

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Diabetes and Vision

Although Richard may have retired almost 3 years ago, he regularly writes articles for the Littleover Littlebook. This months theme is Diabetes, it has been a big topic in the news recently, and we feel it is important to raise awareness of the impact diabetes can have on your eyes and vision.  Of all the […]

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