• Do you ever get that gritty feeling in your eyes or do they start streaming as soon as you step foot out of the door? Both can be part of a condition called dry eye. In this short article, I will highlight the most common causes and what you can do [...]

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    Be screen smart

    25 Sep 2020
    Be screen smart

    We’re now spending more time glued to our screens than sleeping* so it’s probably no surprise that 90 per cent of computer users say they suffer from screen fatigue – headaches, sore or tired eyes and problems with close-up and long-distance [...]

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    Weight & your eye health

    Watch your weight to help protect your vision and eye health. Obesity is a risk factor for all four major causes of sight loss in the UK – macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma and cataracts. People with a BMI of 25 and above are[...]

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    Smoking & your eye health

    SMOKING & YOUR EYE HEALTH The link between smoking & sight loss is as strong as the link between smoking & lung cancer. Yet, worryingly, awareness of the link between smoking and sight loss, amongst Britain’s 6.9 million smokers, is[...]

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    Eating for eye health

    22 Sep 2020
    Eating for eye health

    Most of us have no idea that what we eat can affect how well we see, however, eye-friendly nutrients found in many fruit and vegetables as well as fatty acids derived from fish, nuts and oils can all help protect your sight. Cold water [...]

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    Winter is on its way! Whilst the winter sun may not feel as warm, it is still important to wear sunglasses to protect your eyes from harmful UV rays. We are offering 20% off ALL sunglasses until the end of November 2019.

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    It could be argued that British eyewear designer Tom Davies is unrivalled in the luxury eyewear market. We are proud to have this stunning brand in our Banbridge practice. We stock ready to wear frames as well as offering a custom made and [...]

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    Experience summer with Nikon sun lenses, many of which are HALF PRICE in our current promotion.  Nikon’s Sunwear range combines style with exceptional quality, performance and comfort.  There are over 100 colours and lens designs to choose[...]

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    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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