Summer eye care – Summer Sports

Whether swimming, sailing, water skiing or scuba diving, it’s important that you take precautions to protect your eyes. Wear goggles to protect your eyes when in the water as chlorine can irritate the eyes and may cause redness. Do not swim wearing contact lenses. Always remove your lenses before showering or using a hot [...]

2018-01-08T12:54:46+02:00January 22nd, 2018|Eyecare, General|

Summer eye care – Hay Fever

Hay fever sufferers  endure symptoms including itchy eyes and nose, sneezing, runny or blocked nose and difficulty in breathing. Exposure to pollen may also set off an allergic reaction, leaving eyes swollen and weepy. Avoid pollen as much as possible by closing windows and keeping surfaces clear with a damp duster. Wear sunglasses which [...]

2018-01-08T12:33:36+02:00January 15th, 2018|Eyecare, General|

Summer eye care – Sun Protection

The summer can take its toll on our eyes, whether it comes in the form of hay fever, chlorine in swimming pools or simply increased exposure to sunlight. Sun and ultraviolet (UV) light Exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light has been linked to certain eye conditions including cataract, and there may be a link between [...]

2018-01-08T12:10:36+02:00January 8th, 2018|Eyecare, General|