Using a Computer: 3 Signs Your Eyes Are Strained
20 August 2019
If you have a job which requires you to spend long hours looking at a computer screen, you may be at risk of developing eye strain. Understanding the signs that your screen time is placing strain on your eyes can allow you to take action to remedy the situation. Read on to find out more about the signs of eye strain caused by a computer screen.
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4 Great Reasons to Choose Titanium Eyeglass Lenses
19 December 2018
When you choose your next pair of prescription glasses, you'll probably be thinking about the shape and colour of your frames rather than the material. However, the material your frames are made from makes a big difference, and those who wear glasses regularly should definitely think about upgrading to titanium.
Of course, titanium frames do cost a little more than those made from plastic or other metals, but they also present a wide selection of benefits, and here are just four.
Understanding Macular Degeneration
20 June 2017
Macular degeneration affects your central vision and occurs when the macula (which is located in the centre of the retina) deteriorates. Those with the condition have no problem with their peripheral vision, but they experience varying degrees of vision loss when looking straight ahead. It's a common eye disorder that most often affects the elderly population, and it's categorised as either wet or dry. Wet macular degeneration is less common than dry macular degeneration, and it causes sufferers to see a dark spot when looking ahead due to blood vessels bleeding under the retina.
Good Foresight: Tips for Visiting the Optometrist
29 November 2016
Though our eyesight is extremely important, we often don't do everything we can to protect it. With our jobs, families and friends keeping us busy, it can be difficult to schedule out appointments for things such as optometrists, especially if you feel there's nothing wrong with your vision. Besides, it can be awkward when you get there. However, biting the bullet and going along regularly to optometry appointments can seriously help you in the long run!