Month: August 2016

How to spot potential sight issues in Children

Most children won’t have any idea that they have a vision problem, so it’s up to us to be vigilant when it comes to noticing signs of potential sight issues.

Child Eye Test

Children First Eye Exam – When Should It Be?

Getting your child’s eyes checked regularly is essential for spotting issues that are treatable when caught early. Good vision is really important to children as so much of what they learn is taken in through their eyes, and their vision helps them find out about the world around them. A child’s first visit to a …

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Eye Treatment in kids with astigmatism

Our Best Children Eye Patching Tips For Parents

As part of children’s eye health and safety month, we want to provide some helpful tips for parents about patching their child’s eye for certain eye conditions. Why Wear An Eye Patch As A Kid? [toc]Amblyopia, otherwise known as lazy eye, is the most common reason for a child to wear an eye patch. In …

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Children Eyes Problems Symptoms

Children And Eye Allergies – Symptoms, Causes And Treatment

Children who suffer from allergies will often have symptoms such as sneezing, sniffling and nasal congestion – but if you find that their eyes are red, itchy, and swollen, there’s a good chance they might be suffering from an eye allergy too. [toc] Eye allergies are common and affect about 10% of children. Symptoms can …

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Children Astigmatism Symptoms

Warning Signs of Vision Loss in Children

It’s Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month (August) and the World Health Organisation has found that 19 million children in the world are visually impaired. Of this amount, 12 million are visually impaired due to refractive errors which can be easily diagnosed and corrected through a routine eye examination. Do you know how to spot the warning …

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Foods That Contain Iron

Best Foods For Eye Health – 15 Foods To Boost Your Vision

Did you know eating certain foods can actually improve eye sight, slow down the ageing of your eyes and keep your eyes in good health? Here is a guide on how different types of food can improve eye health. Nutrients such as vitamin A, omega 3s, and zinc have been proven to benefit the eyes. …

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Eye Infections

5 Of The Most Common Eye Infections And How To Avoid Getting Them

You use them from the moment you wake up to the moment you go to bed but are you really giving your eyes the attention they deserve? [toc]Think of how many objects you touch in a day. Door handles, cash machines, keyboards, railings, phones, and shopping baskets; all of these objects carry germs. Now think …

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