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Understanding UV Eye Protection

Understanding UV Eye Protection

Prolonged exposure to these rays without proper protection can lead to various eye problems. These include cataracts, a clouding of the eye's lens that can lead to blurred vision; macular degeneration, a leading cause of vision loss; and photokeratitis, a painful eye condition often likened to sunburn of the eye.

Nutrition and Eye Health: Foods for Better Vision

Nutrition and Eye Health: Foods for Better Vision

Recent research underscores the profound impact of diet on eye health. Consuming foods rich in specific nutrients like vitamins C and E, zinc, lutein, zeaxanthin, and omega-3 fatty acids can significantly lower the risk of developing eye conditions such as age-related macular degeneration (AMD), cataracts, and possibly even dry eye syndrome later in life​​.

Ensuring Bright Futures: A Parent's Guide to Children's Vision Care

Ensuring Bright Futures: A Parent's Guide to Children's Vision Care

This guide is designed to support parents in understanding and nurturing their children's eye health, reflecting our ethos of comprehensive, patient-centered care. Whether it's routine check-ups or addressing specific vision challenges, we're here to guide you through every step of your child's eye health journey.

The Latest Trends in Eyewear Fashion

The Latest Trends in Eyewear Fashion

Today, we pivot our focus to a more visible yet equally important aspect of eye care - the ever-evolving world of eyewear fashion. Eyewear isn't just a necessity for many; it's a statement, a reflection of personal style, and an extension of our personality. But beyond the aesthetics, your choice of eyewear plays a pivotal role in protecting and enhancing your vision.

What Are Cataracts and How Do You Prevent Them?

What Are Cataracts and How Do You Prevent Them?

Cataracts are one such health issue and refer to the clouding of an otherwise clear eye, resulting in blurred vision. People who have experienced cataracts describe the blurred vision as if they were looking at the world through a frosty or foggy window.

What is Blue Light and Digital Eye Strain?

What is Blue Light and Digital Eye Strain?

Blue light is just one of the colours on the visible light spectrum that can be seen by the human eye, but the strength and length of its waves put it at the border of being beneficial and harmful.

Coloured Contact Lenses for Astigmatism

Coloured Contact Lenses for Astigmatism

Struggling to look your best while also having your vision at its best? The demand for coloured contact lenses for astigmatism is rising, especially for those on the hunt for the final addition to their look. Luckily, at Look Optometry, we're here to help.

What level of Astigmatism require glasses?

What Level of Astigmatism Require Glasses

Wondering what level of astigmatism requires glasses? We'll explore that together, along with taking a look at what astigmatism really is and how it impacts your vision.

Glaucoma Symptoms

Glaucoma Symptoms

Glaucoma can sneak up on you. So get your eyes regularly checked at Look Optometry! In this blog post, we list the glaucoma symptoms, types of glaucoma and how we can help. This guide will give you a better understanding of this condition.

Myopia Meaning

Myopia Meaning

Having trouble seeing far away objects like the classroom board, the road signs up ahead or even the movie theatre screen? It might be Myopia (also known as nearsightedness). In this blog post, we explore what myopia is, the possible causes, symptoms and effective treatments that Look Optometry offers.

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