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AVAIL OF OUR LIMITED OFFER OF A FREE UPGRADE TO AN ANTI-REFLECTIVE COATING From the early days of purely glass lenses to the advanced materials we use now, the technology in prescription lenses is constantly improving. If you wear glasses, your lenses are the window to...

Visual field loss is where a person is unable to see or detect images outside their central vision. The loss in visual field can be in the upper or lower fields or in the side fields. It can also mean loss of the central field of vision. Very...

As with effects on the skin, the various incoming sun rays penetrate the eye to different depths. While UVB is fully absorbed by the cornea, UVA passes through these surface layers to the lens. Adverse effects of UV damage on the eye can cause; cataracts, AMD and...

In this post, we outline some of the factors which suggest you need an eye test. It is important that all children of pre-school and school going age and in particular children with a family history of lazy eyes, squint, strabismus or with any of these...

Ocular migraines are painless, temporary visual disturbances that can affect one or both eyes. Though they can be frightening, ocular migraines typically are harmless and self-resolve within 20 to 30 minutes. They usually do not require any treatment. What Causes an Ocular Migraine? According to the World Health Organization...

Here are some great tips on how to take proper care of your glasses that will help make them last: Rinse Always rinse your glasses off with water before wiping or cleaning them. Even tiny particles of dust or dirt can settle on your lens, and if...

AMD is a condition that can affect your eyes as you get older. In fact it is the leading cause of sight loss in Ireland. AMD affects the macula- a small part of the eye responsible for central vision which allows you to see detail. It...

Is diabetes the new buzz word being bandied around by health care professionals? Or IS THERE MORE TO DIABETES THAN MEETS THE EYE?   For the past six years as a practising Optometrist I have examined hundreds of patients who have diabetes. Many were surprised to learn...