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Nervous About Visiting The Opticians? We’re here to help!

We all experience that nervous feeling at certain points in our lives. However, whilst a routine trip to the dentist, doctor or optician might be no problem at all for some, for others, it can leave them feeling incredibly nervous, sometimes avoiding appointments altogether. At Eyesite, we hate the thought of people avoiding appointments due […]

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Best Food for Healthy Eyes

Having a balanced diet is the best way to #loveyoureyes, but some foods are particularly helpful for maintaining healthy eyes. This week is National Vegetarian Week, so what better time to talk about the best foods for healthy eyes because many of them are veggies! For example, green vegetables like kale and spinach are packed […]

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Gregarious Green Eye Facts

Green eye colour is the rarest in the world. Only 2% of people globally have green eyes. But in their rarity, there are lots of interesting green eye facts. Did you know…? The largest concentration of green eyed people is in Ireland, Scotland and Northern Europe. In Ireland and Scotland, 86% of people have either […]

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Home Remedies for Eye Allergies? Don’t Risk It!

Allergies are weird. There is still a lot we don’t know about them. For example, allergies can develop in adults over time and no one knows why. You could have gone years without suffering an allergy and then one day, you’re in a field sniffling and suffering. What Causes Allergic Reactions? Grass pollen is the […]

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April Means Allergies for the South

Hay Fever and Other Allergies April 23rd – 29th marks Allergy Awareness Week. The week is designed to raise awareness of people living with allergies. This year the focus in on travelling with allergies and how to prepare for holidays, both abroad and in the UK if you have an allergy. According to the latest […]

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How to Look After Contact Lenses

Your eyes are extremely important, so you want to make sure you’re caring for them in the best way possible, especially when you’re a contact lens wearer. However, if you’re new to contact lenses, care can seem a daunting prospect – you want to get it right. Equally, if you’ve been wearing contact lenses for […]

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How does tech affect eyes?

How Does Tech Affect Your Eyes?

Technology is great. Today we can do more with our smart phone than we could with a whole room of computers 10 years ago. In our field, we’re seeing advances in optical scanning, new ways to correct vision and even wearable AR experiences. The more we learn, the better we make our lives. There are […]

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What Colour Are My Eyes?

Your eye colour is based on your genetics. The iris, the coloured part of your eye, varies from light brown to black, depending on the concentration and the density of the stroma (the fibres that connect the iris to the rest of the eye). Blue eyes aren’t actually blue. If you cut open an eye […]

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Mens vs womens eye health

Are Men or Women More at Risk for Eye Disease?

Women’s Eye Health vs. Men’s Eye Health Women are at greater risk than men: one in four women will develop sight loss in their lifetime, but this only happens in one in eight of men. This is primarily due to the fact that women have a greater life expectancy than men. Women’s longevity means that […]

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Vision Change Over Time [Infographic]

VISION CHANGEOVER TIMEVISION CHANGEOVER TIMEVISION CHANGEOVER TIMEVision problems ted to emerge from 10 months to 4 years of age. Parents should keep an eye out for squint, lazy eye (amblyopia) in young children.By 8 months, your eyes have the structure of an adults, but they continue to grow until late teens. By then, hopefully any […]

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