8 Key Nutrients to Optimise Eye Health

Whether you are taking part in Veganuary, or have decided that 2019 is your year to get fit and healthy, there are several key nutrients you can include in your diet that are important for your eye health. These nutrients help maintain your eye function, protect your eyes against harmful light and can help to […]

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Eye Strain

Eye Strain: What it really means for your eyes

As part of our series on eye health, we’re discussing eye strain and how it can affect our eyes. In today’s world, we are bombarded by screens. From computers and phones to televisions and tablets, the list goes on. With a huge number of us working with technology, plus using it for our own enjoyment, […]

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Looking After Your Eyes During The Party Season

It’s that time of year again when we’re getting dolled up for the Christmas party, putting on more make up than we would ever usually wear and perhaps getting a little bit merry. Although it may be the season of over indulging and all health plans going out of the window, looking after your eyes […]

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Davina Discusses … Winter Eye Health

I can tell that the Summer of 2018 is well and truly behind us, just from what my patients are telling me! With cooler weather and the impact of heating and air conditioning, there are far more complaints about watery eyes, which often manifests as dry eye. This can lead to or exacerbate other issues […]

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Davina Discusses … Anti-Reflective Lenses

I probably hear comments daily, about people telling me they can “never keep their glasses clean”, that they “always show up marks” or “look greasy all the time”. Personally I can’t handle looking through my glasses when there’s a smudge on them and I notice the tiniest little mark on the furthest corner of the […]

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Keeping on top of children’s eye health

Eyesight problems can develop at any age, so it’s especially important to start checking children’s eyes early on to reduce the possibilities of sight issues emerging. Healthy eyesight helps children to progress both socially and while learning, so it’s crucial for setting them up for the best future possible. The Association of Optometrists has found […]

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Davina Discusses … Myopia

This month I thought I would share a topic in Optometry which sparks my interest and that is myopia, also known as short-sightedness. It is extremely prevalent across the world and in fact it is growing. Fascinatingly, the World Health Organisation have predicted that by 2050 (that’s only 32 years from now!) half of the […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Contact Lenses

Looking for a quick guide to contact lenses or advice on caring for contact lenses? Look no further! Whether you’re a seasoned contact lens wearer changing from dailies to weeklies or you’re thinking about making the switch from spectacles to contacts, here’s everything you need to know about caring for contact lenses. Which Contact Lenses […]

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Davina Discusses …UV Protection

Summer 2018 is going to be up there in the memory of fantastic summers! It has been great and I am sure that you have been going through as much sunscreen as I have! It did make me think, when layering the sun cream onto my children that all the bright light and UV is […]

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Summer Eye Health – Taking Care of Your Eyes

Whilst the summer season gives us lots of warm weather, longer days and holidays, it also brings along a host of factors that can affect your eyes. We tend to look after our health and skin more during the summer months, but what about caring for our eyes? There’s lots of reasons our eye health […]

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