WHAT IS CONJUNCTIVITIS?
Conjunctivitis, commonly known as “pink eye,” is an infection or swelling in your conjunctiva, which is a thin, transparent membrane that lies over the inner surface of the eyelid and covers the white part of your eye. When you have pink eye, blood vessels in your conjunctiva becomes inflamed. The conjunctiva becomes irritated by an […]
WHAT ARE POLARISED LENSES? Light can reflect off a number of different flat surfaces, including water, snow, cars, and roads. When light is reflected it travels in a horizontal focus, making it difficult for us to see. The unique filter in polarised lenses blocks out the intense glare that follows and allows only vertical light […]
GETTING THE RIGHT FRAME FOR YOUR SHAPE OF FACE.
Choosing the right frame enhances your facial features. Here is the scoop on eyeglass frame trends for each face. Choosing new eyeglass frames is like selecting a new face. As such, you’ll want to consider factors like your face shape, skin tone, lifestyle and personality to ensure your new glasses enhance your look. Luckily for […]
HAVE YOU HEARD ABOUT AN EYE CONDITION CALLED UVEITIS?
Uveitis is a form of eye inflammation. It affects the middle layer of tissue in the eye wall (uvea). Inflammation usually happens when your immune system is fighting an infection. Sometimes uveitis means your immune system is fighting an eye infection, but it can also happen when your immune system attacks healthy tissue in your […]
DO DIGITAL DEVICES AFFECT MY EYES?
Digital eye strain or Computer Vision Syndrome is a group of eye and vision problems, that results from our use of digital devices, over an extended period of time. The visual problems can include eye strain headache, eye itching, tearing, dry eye syndrome, red eye etc. Your eyes may feel tired or uncomfortable in some […]
DO YOU KNOW THAT WHAT YOU EAT CAN AFFECT YOUR VISION?
About 250 million people around the world have mild to serious vision loss. Did you know that the health of your eyes is directly connected to the health of your heart and blood vessels? What you eat and drink can have a lasting impact on both your cardiovascular health and your vision. BREAD AND PASTA […]
DO I NEED SAFETY EYEWEAR AT WORK?
Eye injuries in the workplace are very common, workers sustain job-related eye injuries that require medical treatment each day. However, safety experts and eye doctors believe the right eye protection could have lessened the severity or even prevented 90% of these eye injuries. Eye protection is very essential and important in the workplace. Simply using […]
WHAT IS CATARACT
Cataract is a dense, cloudy area that forms in the lens of the eye. A cataract begins when proteins in the eye form clumps that prevent the lens from sending clear images to the retina. HOW A CATARACT FORMS A cataract is a cloudy lens. The lens is positioned behind the colored part of the […]
IS YOUR EYEGLASS CLEANING TECHNIQUE DOING MORE HARM THAN GOOD?
Eyewear is a functional solution for vision correction, and it is a way to express one’s personality and sense of style. After going through the process of selecting a suitable color of frame considering your lifestyle and personality and its durability and safety, taking proper care of your eyeglasses should be paramount. Whether you wear […]
AM I LOSING MY VISION?
Introduction Vision loss simply means losing your ability to see well without some sort of vision correction. Vision loss is different from blindness that was present at birth (Congenital blindness). Vision loss causes a substantial social and economic toll for millions of people including significant suffering, disability, loss of productivity, and diminished quality of life. […]