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06 January 2022

Author: Melody Solaimaninajad

Why should you get laser eye surgery in 2022?

New Year's Resolution

As the new year has begun, many people are now trying to commit to their New Year’s resolutions to kick their bad habits or try out something new. Some people may be committed to taking part in Dry January to reduce their drinking, or taking up exercise as part of a healthier lifestyle. The new year is the perfect time for us to reflect on all we’ve achieved in 2021, and all the things we are still yet to achieve! If you’re fed up with wearing glasses or contact lenses, laser eye surgery could be the ideal resolution for you. Laser eye surgery can enhance your quality of life in 2022, helping you achieve the clear vision you’ve always wanted!

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30 December 2021

Author: Melody Solaimaninajad

New Year’s Eve 2021: Can fireworks harm your eyes?

Fireworks

2021 is almost over, and with all the uncertainty we’ve faced over the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s no surprise that you may want to celebrate getting through another year! As tomorrow is New Year’s Eve, we’re sure that many of you are planning on watching a fireworks display to ring in the New Year, or even putting on a fireworks display of your own. While we would never wish to dampen your excitement (!), you should remain cautious and be extra careful if you attend a display or use any fireworks yourself this year.

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23 December 2021

Author: Melody Solaimaninajad

Eye care tips for the Festive Season

Christmas eye care tips

With only 48 hours left till Christmas Day, we can bet that many of you are now well and truly in the Christmas spirit and ready for the holidays! Pretty soon we will all be waking up to see what gifts Santa has bought us, before digging into a delicious Christmas meal surrounded by our friends and family. However, there are still a few things to bear in mind while you’re having fun celebrating this year. Certain things such as alcohol, or even the moisture of the air in the room you’re in, can harm your vision and eye health. Make sure you follow our top tips below to ensure your eyes remain healthy throughout the festive season.

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16 December 2021

Author: Melody Solaimaninajad

Yellow Eyes: What causes it? What are the treatments?

Yellow eyes

Have you ever noticed that the white part of your eyes is tinged with the colour yellow? This could be down to a number of different health conditions, such as jaundice, which can turn both your skin and the whites of your eyes yellow. It can also happen due to certain medications you may be taking, or even from a high level of alcohol consumption.

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09 December 2021

Author: Melody Solaimaninajad

What is presbyopia and how can it affect your eyesight?

Presbyopia

As we begin to age, we naturally become more prone to developing certain physical ailments that we would not have suffered from in our youth. When it comes to vision, presbyopia can be one of those issues. This is an eye condition that affects almost everyone as we age, so it’s definitely a condition that’s worth knowing about in advance!

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02 December 2021

Author: Melody Solaimaninajad

Which Christmas foods are beneficial for your eyes?

Christmas foods eye health

It’s officially December, and we all know what that means… it’s almost Christmas time! The festive decorations are everywhere, Mariah Carey is unavoidable, and we’re all getting into the Christmas spirit. Christmas is a time to spread festive cheer, relax with our loved ones, and also indulge in some delicious food! You may not associate classic Christmas cuisine with healthy eating, but many festive ingredients are bursting with nutrients that are beneficial for your eyes. If like us you cannot wait to dig into your yummy Christmas dinner, be sure to include some of these foods that are known to benefit your vision and eye health.

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25 November 2021

Author: Melody Solaimaninajad

Top 5 Aftercare Tips for Laser Eye Surgery

Aftercare tips

One of the most important parts of your patient journey after receiving laser eye surgery is the aftercare process. Taking good care of your eyes following treatment is extremely important to ensure your eyes can heal as best as possible during the recovery period. It can also help to minimise the risk of complications from surgery – even though complications from laser eye surgery are incredibly rare. Here are our top 5 aftercare tips to help you through the recovery period following laser eye surgery, which can help your eyes heal faster and prevent the risk of infection.

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18 November 2021

Author: Melody Solaimaninajad

How does astigmatism affect your eyesight?

Astigmatism

Astigmatism, along with myopia (near-sightedness) and hyperopia (far-sightedness), is one of the most common eye conditions around the world. All three of these eye conditions are known as refractive errors. These occur when the shape of your cornea, or the lens behind the cornea, prevents light from focusing correctly on your retina – a light-sensitive layer of tissue in the back of your eye, which is what leads to poor vision.

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11 November 2021

Author: Melody Solaimaninajad

How does cold winter weather affect our eyes?

Protect eyes in winter

Winter is soon approaching along with some of the most popular holidays of the year, meaning the weather is growing colder and the nights are getting longer. Whether you love winter for the festivities it brings, or you dislike the colder weather, we must all take steps to look after ourselves as the temperature drops. This includes taking care of our vision and eye health, as certain eye conditions such as dry eye syndrome can arise as the seasons change.

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04 November 2021

Author: Melody Solaimaninajad

How to keep your eyes safe while wearing eye makeup

Eye Makeup

Makeup is a popular cosmetic that millions of people wear every day, whether it’s part of your daily routine or a bolder makeup look. Eye makeup is often a big part of your look – with many eye makeup products available to use, such as eyeliner, mascara, and eye shadow. However, cosmetics can also pose risks to your vision and eye health. If you’re a fan of eye makeup – no matter how subtle or bold! – follow these safety tips in our new blog to prevent eye redness, irritation, rashes and swelling.

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