Prescription Sunglasses

Reasons why you should wear prescription sunglasses Fashion sunnies are here, there, and everywhere. From garage shops and pharmacies to flea markets and clothing stores, you’ll find racks of reasonably priced sunglasses in the latest styles.   Tempting as it might be to have a few pairs to suit the flavour of the day, there […]

Why Choose Dynamic Vision

Choosing an optometrist With the wide choice of optometrists and trendy, retail eyewear shops, you might be confused about where to get your eyes checked. You may even be tempted to buy a pair of eyeglasses online which might not fit. One thing is certain; If you’re having trouble seeing, it is time to see […]

Vision Screenings

Pediatric ophthalmologist using refractometer eye test

Vision screenings are no substitute for eye exams There is a big difference between an eye exam and a vision screening, and the latter should never be in lieu of a comprehensive examination by an optometrist. Consumers who rely on the results of vision screenings could be missing potential problems with their eyes. Vision screenings […]

The effects of smoking on vision

The Effects of Smoking on Vision Smoking is a habit that has several negative implications for our health. One that many people aren’t aware of is the effect of smoking on their eyes and vision. If you are looking for a good reason to stop smoking, or to get someone you care about to quit, […]

Foggy Lenses

Masks and glasses – how to stop the fog With the mandate to wear masks in public, everyday life is hazy for people who wear glasses and it is more than just a nuisance. Fogged up lenses can be a safety hazard. When vision is impaired by foggy lenses, the chances of tripping and falling […]

Dry Eyes

Do you suffer from Dry Eyes? Have you noticed that more and more people are complaining about dry eyes? Well, they may not specifically be complaining about a dry eye, however they may have the following symptoms; Irritated eyes, Red eyes, Teary eyes, Itchy eyes, Tired eyes, Blurry eyes This may occur at any time […]

Changes in vision as we age

Changes in our vision as we age The effects of ageing eyes become more common once we’ve hit the milestone age of 40. The ageing process causes our eyes to be less efficient in performing normal visual functions and results in individuals needing additional eye-care assistance to see well. Don’t be alarmed if you start […]

Are you an Eye Doctor?

Fancy yourself an eye doctor? There are great risks involved Nowadays everyone is a doctor. Simply hop onto the internet, do some research, self-diagnose the problem and then head to the pharmacy for a remedy. When it comes to the eyes – the windows to the world – self-diagnosis and treatment with the wrong “solution” […]

Addiction to screen time

Addiction To Screen Time Are you unable to leave a room without your phone? Do you check your phone constantly? Do you check your email and Twitter feed before even getting up out of bed in the morning? Do you panic when you can’t locate your phone? If your answer is mostly ‘yes’, then chances are that […]

Accomodative support for Kids

Accommodative support lenses for kids Accommodative support lenses for children can compensate for a reduced accommodative response and could help to slow down Myopia progression. By slowing the progression of Myopia, or nearsightedness, children can be protected from life altering vision loss that can occur in conditions associated with Myopia later on. “There are currently no […]