Eyes over 40 | Presbyopia

What Causes Presbyopia? Presbyopia is caused by an age-related process. This differs from astigmatism, nearsightedness and farsightedness, which are related to the shape of the eyeball and are caused by genetic and environmental factors. Presbyopia generally is believed to stem from a gradual thickening and loss of flexibility of the natural lens inside your [...]

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Sport & Vision: Don’t let poor eye sight stop your sporting dreams.

Sport & Vision: Don’t let poor eye sight stop your sporting dreams. If you’re playing sport outdoors during the summer make sure you wear sunglasses – UV rays can damage the retina, potentially leading to a number of eye conditions, including Age Related Macular Degeneration – they don’t need to be expensive, but make sure [...]

By |2019-10-08T20:50:50+02:00July 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to pick a good pair of Sunglasses

How to pick a good pair of sunglasses A pair of sunglasses seems so simple. It's two pieces of tinted glass or plastic in some sort of plastic or metal frame that fits on your face. How much more straightforward can something get? But if you walk into any optometrist or sunglasses shop you’ll find [...]

By |2016-12-04T04:35:56+02:00December 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to pick a good pair of Sunglasses

Beware of too much Sun

Protect yourself from skin cancer . The skin around your eyes is highly susceptible to UV damage and is highly sensitive to sunlight. Incredibly, up to 10 percent of skin cancers develop on the eyelids, and although only a small portion of cases are deadly, significant tissue damage and blindness can occur. The Skin Cancer [...]

By |2019-10-08T20:50:51+02:00December 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Beware of too much Sun