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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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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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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Davina Discusses … Mindfulness

January is almost through! I often feel it can be on of the tougher months of the year and feel optimistic to wave goodbye and get on with the rest of 2019! Funny how our minds work at times. This month, personally, but also as a team, we are really excited to have started a […]

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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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