About specs-admin

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far specs-admin has created 54 blog entries.

A second pair of glasses to supplement progressive lenses for people with presbyopia

Wearers of progressive lenses often find that reading glasses are a helpful second pair of eyeglasses; with their large field of vision dedicated to the near range, they guarantee a relaxing reading experience. Very important: Always make sure you discuss and make decisions about your eye care based upon a formal appointment with your [...]

2019-03-01T10:06:19+00:00 March 18th, 2019|Eyecare, General|

A must: a pair of glasses for contact lens wearers

Contact lens wearers should consider purchasing a high-quality back up pair of glasses. This can be especially useful when traveling or on vacation. A contact lens can quickly get lost. For those that depend on them to see, a vacation without them is only half as much fun as anticipated. Especially since finding a [...]

2019-03-01T10:04:11+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Eyecare, General|

Why a second pair of glasses is worth it

There are many situations that make a second pair of eyeglasses the most important accessory you can have. Not a luxury, but rather very smart: a second pair of glasses makes sense not only if you want to change your look, but also in case you misplace or forget your main pair. For those [...]

2019-03-01T10:22:38+00:00 March 4th, 2019|Eyecare, General|

Children’s Eye Examinations – Super Important

Children’s Eye Examinations – Super Important Eye exams for children are very important to insure your child's eyes are healthy and have no vision problems that could interfere with school performance and potentially affect your child's safety. According to a study funded by the National Institutes of Health in the USA, approximately 35 percent [...]

2019-01-31T11:56:25+00:00 February 11th, 2019|Eyecare, General|

What you should know if your child is nearsighted

Website will have the full infographic – in Blog post Very important: Always make sure you discuss and make decisions about your eye care based upon a formal appointment with your optician. For more information and to book and eye examination please contact us: Specs Direct  |  Professional Affordable Eyewear 20 McIntyre Street, Parow, [...]

2019-01-31T11:37:31+00:00 February 4th, 2019|Eyecare, General|

Retinal Detachment

Retinal Detachment A detached retina is a serious and sight-threatening event, occurring when the retina becomes separated from its underlying supportive tissue. The retina cannot function when these layers are detached. And unless the retina is reattached soon, permanent vision loss may result. Detached Retina Symptoms and Signs If you suddenly notice spots, floaters [...]

2018-12-20T09:35:40+00:00 January 21st, 2019|Eyecare, General|

Acanthamoeba Keratitis – An eye condition to be aware of if you use contact lenses.

Acanthamoeba Keratitis – An eye condition to be aware of if you use contact lenses. Acanthamoeba eye infections in contact lens wearers are rare but serious and you can lose eyesight altogether if left untreated. These infections often start because of improper lens handling and poor hygiene. Advanced Acanthamoeba keratitis can cause a white [...]

2018-12-20T09:27:44+00:00 January 7th, 2019|Eyecare, General|

Summer Holidays and your Eyes

Summer Holidays and your Eyes Camping & Festivals Contact lens wearers will know that it can be tricky to keep up hygiene levels if you are camping or staying at festivals. However there are some simple things you can do to protect your eye health if you are planning on some outdoor living this [...]

2018-11-29T16:55:07+00:00 December 24th, 2018|Eyecare, General|