• Light adaptive contact lenses

    Nearly two out of three people indicate that light bothers them.  They are not actually sensitive to light, but they would like a bit less brightness at times. And most consumers who experience bright light try to compensate so that their eyes can[...]

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    10 signs your child needs an eye test

    Your child's vision is essential to his success in school. When his vision suffers, chances are his schoolwork does, too. Vision problems are common among school-age kids. School-age children spend a lot of time in recreational activities that [...]

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    Effective Blepharitis Treatment

    Blepharitis is a common condition of the eye whereby the eyelids are inflamed. This eyelid infection leads to itchy eyes, red and dry eyelids and crusty eyelashes. Have you ever had your eyelids stuck together in the morning? There is a good chance [...]

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    The truth about diabetes

    1st June 2015
    The truth about diabetes

    If you have diabetes, regular visits to your eye doctor for regular exams are important to avoid eye problems. High blood sugar (glucose) increases the risk of eye problems from diabetes. In fact, diabetes is the leading cause of blindness [...]

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    Our top 3 coffee places in Banbridge

    Shall we let you into a secret? In the optometry business, we have code for a cup of coffee. We do get very busy at times and it's hard to fit in a much needed caffeine shot when you are seeing patient after patient. So when the coffee is ready, [...]

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    Dry Eyes

    19th March 2015
    Dry Eyes

    Dry eye syndrome is caused by a chronic lack of sufficient lubrication and moisture on the surface of the eye. Its consequences range from subtle but constant irritation to inflammation of the anterior (front) tissues of the eye. Dry eyes also are [...]

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