Most people have eye problems at one time or another. Some are minor and easy to treat, while other more serious conditions tend to progress with age.
Eye floaters are tiny spots, specks, lines or shapes that enter into your field of vision, appearing to float in front of the eye.
Presbyopia is an age related condition where the eye develops difficulty in focussing on close objects or reading.
Dry eye is a common condition that occurs when your eyes do not make enough tears or the tears evaporate too quickly. This can happen due to a variety of factors and, in many cases, it can be caused by a number of factors happening at the same time.
Watery eyes happen when eyes produce a surplus of tears, or in other words, when eyes make more tears than they can efficiently drain. This may be due to overproduction of tears, a complication with drainage, or both.
Allergies are your body’s natural response to certain medications or substances (allergens) such as pollen or dust mites that it doesn’t recognise.
The best advice we can give is to use your common sense – if you’re working on a project that can cause harm to your eyes, make sure you’re safe with the proper protective eyewear.Learn more
Smoking exposes your eyes to high levels of oxidative stress. While the connection has not been clearly identified, it is known that smoking increases your risk for a variety of health conditions affecting the eye.Learn more
It’s important to know about any eye conditions experienced by your parents, your siblings, and even your grandparents. By telling your optometrist about this family history, they will have a better idea of whether you are at greater risk of inheriting the same condition.Learn more
It’s tough to fit everything into your schedule, but you’ll feel the difference when you get the sleep you need. You’ll look great, you’ll perform better at work and on the go - and good rest will support the health of your eyes.Learn more
To protect your eyes from harmful ultraviolet (UV) light, choose sunglasses with both UVA and UVB protection. Also, wearing a hat with a brim will greatly reduce the amount of UV radiation slipping around the side of your sunglasses.
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