Month: April 2018

Yellow Eyes – What Can Jaundice Reveal About Your Health?

We’ve all heard that the eyes are the window to the soul, but did you know they provide a pretty good insight into the overall health of our bodies too. So what does it mean if we develop yellow eyes? [toc]The whites of our eyes are referred to as ‘white’ for a reason. This area …

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7 Simple Eye Exercises to Help Your Eyes

It’s important to note that very few qualified eye care professionals have ever claimed exercises can do anything to cure or reverse vision issues that require correctional intervention in the form of glasses, contact lenses or laser surgery. [toc]In fact, proponents of the somewhat controversial ‘eye yoga’ – yes, it’s a thing – are often …

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Pollen count in the summer

Hay Fever – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment And Prevention

Spring (and arguably summer) has officially sprung, with parts of the UK reaching a sizzling 28 degrees celsius this week. But as excited as many of us are about a warm few months of bike rides, picnics and BBQs, the season also brings something many unlucky individuals are all too familiar with. The dreaded summer …

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10 Most Common Places People Lose Their Glasses

While there are many good reasons why people opt for laser eye surgery, some still choose to stick with a lifetime of corrective eyewear after weighing up the relative costs. Losing your glasses, however, has to be the most frustrating part of it all.  In fact, back in 2016 research by a UK name tag …

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The reason why our ability to see at night goes back to evolution

The cavemen days were a long, long time ago, but human bodily behaviour in the 21st century is still proving to have qualities that originate back to this period. One of these aspects, is our night vision abilities.

Suitability For Laser Eye Surgery

Do You Need An Eye Check-up?

Typically, optometrists and ophthalmologists recommend that most people go for an eye health check-up at least once every two years. The value of a regularly scheduled eye examination extends far beyond simply identifying a need for vision correction. In fact, periodic check-ups can also be useful in helping to diagnose other common medical conditions, both …

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Is Dark Chocolate Good For Your Eyes? Find Out Below

With the Easter weekend only just over, there might be a few of us that are feeling a little guilty about the amount of chocolate we have eaten. But did you know that dark chocolate is actually good for our vision and can protect us from a number of diseases in our eyes? You probably …

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