Contact lens wear and Covid-19. Is it safe?
We have been receiving queries from our contact lens wearers regarding the safety of contact lens wear during this time.
Charles Bonnet Syndrome
Unfortunately as we progress through life our visual quality can deteriorate to the point where spectacle and magnification devices provide only a small benefit.
Colour Vision Deficiency
Unfortunately as we progress through life our visual quality can deteriorate to the point where spectacle and magnification devices provide only a small benefit. In addition among those with severe vision loss especially those conditions affecting our central vision -the macula- can b
Floppy lids and bags under the eyes
What Causes Bags Under the Eyes? As we grow older, tissues around the eye gradually weaken and sag. This loss of skin tone allows fat to shift forward into the lower eyelids making them look puffy and swollen. Fluid can also pool in this area and contribute to the puffy appearance. Sh
Children-under 5 limit that screen time!
The World Health Organisation (WHO) is recommending children under age 5 spend one hour or less on digital devices and those under age 1 spend no time at all on a daily basis. Here are WHO’s screen time recommendations by age: Infant (less than 1 year of age): Screen time is not
What is myopia? Myopia,or short sightedness occurs when light coming into the eye is focused in front of the retina. This causes blurred distance vision. Most myopia is caused by the eye growing too long. Myopia is increasing around the world with researchers now calling it an epidemi
Do I have eyelash mites-Demodex?
Demodex originates from the Greek –demos meaning fat and dex meaning worm. It has an affinity for hair follicles and especially sebaceous glands including those on the eyelid margins-these are the meibomian glands and are extremely important in our normal pre corneal tear film.
Dry eye is caused by a disruption in the tear production process-the tear layer consists of 3 layers; an inner mucous layer a middle acqueous layer outer lipid layer If deficiency occurs in any of the layers dry eye symptoms can occur. Imbalances between tear production,drainage and r
Looking for sunglass advice?
Living in the fabulous Bay sunglasses are needed all year round. Glare protection provides comfortable vision and also protects the eyes from harmful wavelengths of light-notably ultraviolet. How do our sunglasses work? It’s not just about the dark tint. Different lenses have differe