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26 March 2021

Author: Alex

Pinguecula: What Is It? Causes & Symptoms

Pinguecula

A pinguecula (pronounced pin-gwek-yoo-la) appears as a yellow lump on the white of the eye, usually growing on the side of the sclera near your nose....

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09 March 2021

Author: Alex

What Causes Dilated Pupils?

What Causes Dilated Pupils?

Have you ever looked in the mirror and noticed your pupils appear more dilated than usual? It's usually nothing to worry about, but it could be a sign you have an underlying medical condition you are unaware of.

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16 February 2021

Author: Alex

Pancake Recipe to Boost Eye Health

Pancake Recipe to Boost Eye Health

Here at Ultralase we absolutely love pancakes! To celebrate Shrove Tuesday, we thought we'd put together a few healthy pancake recipes that your eyes could really benefit from. We'll also be discussing all the eye-healthy toppings you can indulge in as well.

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12 February 2021

Author: Alex

Is Love at First Sight Real?

Is Love at First Sight Real?

The day of romance is almost upon us! Yes, this year may be a little different thanks to lockdown restrictions and a ban on date nights to the cinema and sitting in restaurants (thanks corona). But even still, covid-19 can't stop you from taking a stroll in the park and bumping into THE ONE. Which brings us to the question… do you believe in love at first sight?

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05 February 2021

Author: Alex

What Is Eye Herpes?

What Is Eye Herpes?

Even though the word herpes carries a stigma, it is relatively common and comes in all forms that can develop anywhere on the body. But did you know that herpes can appear on our eyes as well? Find out more about ocular herpes here.

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29 January 2021

Author: Alex

Resolutions You Shouldn't Quit on to Protect Your Eyes

Resolutions You Shouldn't Quit on to Protect Your Eyes

On average, 80% of us abandon our New Year's resolutions by the second week of February. With the week of failure fast approaching, we thought best to keep the motivation going by helping you understand which of your resolutions will protect your eyes from ageing in the long run.

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25 January 2021

Author: Alex

4 Reasons Why Sunglasses Are the Top Winter Accessory

4 Reasons Why Sunglasses Are the Top Winter Accessory

You might have the essential winter coat, gloves, and wellies ready in your shopping basket, but here are some reasons why you should be adding sunglasses to that winter shopping list too.

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22 January 2021

Author: Alex

What Causes Puffy Eyes and How to Get Rid of Them

What Causes Puffy Eyes and How to Get Rid of Them

At some point in our lives, we'll experience puffy red bags under our eyes, and while this may have already happened to you, there's nothing to say it won't come back again and in some cases remain there permanently. In this blog, we'll be looking at why puffy bags occur under our eyes and whether it is something to be concerned about.

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04 January 2021

Author: Alex

Why 2021 Is the Year for Vision Correction Treatment

Why 2021 Is the Year for Vision Correction Treatment

You may be thinking 2020 was the year of 20/20 vision. But with everything going on, we don't blame you for holding off on the idea of having laser eye surgery. However, thanks to the amazing scientists and researchers of the world, we now have more understanding of Covid-19 and also of how to work around it. We are now more confident than ever that 2021 is the perfect year for vision correction treatments, and here are some reasons why.

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27 April 2020

Author: Alex

What is LipiFlow Treatment?

What is LipiFlow Treatment?

Designed to stop the initial cause for dry eyes, rather than suppressing the symptoms, it delivers heat to the inner eyelid and pressure to the surface to loosen any blockage in your meibomian glands.

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