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Contact Lenses and Blue Light - its effect on the eyes

Contact Lenses and Blue Light - its effect on the eyes

15 Jan 2021

We've all heard about blue light and it's potential to damage the eyes, but what exactly is blue light and what are it's dangers and benefits?

Read more to find out whether blue light is as dangerous as first thought and what you can do reduce any harmful effects.

Common Eye Conditions in Children

Common Eye Conditions in Children

14 Jan 2021

As a child grows and explores the world their five senses are crucially important, none more so than their vision.

Most children go through their childhood with no issues with their vision, some many need glasses to correct short-sightedness or long-sightedness whilst others will suffer eye conditions varying from mild to severe.

We help you recognise the ell tale signs and symptoms of common eye conditions in children from a stye to cataracts.

How To Get A Free Eye Test

How To Get A Free Eye Test

14 Jan 2021

Many people in the UK are entitled to a free sight test on the NHS but may not be aware of it, here we set out all of the NHS' categories and requirements for receiving a free sight test.

Even if you don't fall into any of the NHS groups for a free eye test don't panic! it's still possible you could bag a free eye test from a high street opticians.