Eye Spy 5 Common Eye Myths: The Truth About Eye Health You Need to Know!

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Eye Spy 5 Common Eye Myths: The Truth About Eye Health You Need to Know! It’s time to set the record straight on some common eye myths that you may have heard. So, grab your favourite pair of glasses (or contacts, if that’s more your style) and let’s dive in! Myth #1: Sitting too close […]

What to do when there is something stuck in your eye

What to do when there is something stuck in your eye We’ve all had it. A stray eyelash, animal hair, a dust particle or worse, a contact lens or a tiny insect that has slipped passed the protective shield of your eyelashes to find its way into your eye. It can be uncomfortable and disorienting […]

Why do my eyes burn when I wear mascara?

Why do my eyes burn when I wear mascara? When you’re experiencing dry, red, and watery eyes, your first thought might be to blame allergies. Sure, allergies from pollen and animal dander are common. More common though, are eye irritations from chemicals and substances making contact with your eyes.   Products that come in close […]

Are your allergies affecting your eyes?

sneezing, runny nose, coughing, eczema, watery eyes, allergies, eye care, optometrist Are your allergies affecting your eyes? If you’re among the 20 million South Africans who suffer from allergies, you’ll know all about the typical symptoms that come with allergy season: sneezing, runny nose, coughing, eczema, and watery eyes. Allergies can impact your eyes considerably, […]

How to get rid of dark circles and puffy eyes

How to get rid of dark circles and puffy eyes It’s difficult to feel confident in the morning when you wake up looking washed out, with dark circles and puffy eyes. Dark circles are a common condition that many people experience, but they can be disheartening because they make you look tired, older, and even […]

What to do if you get a Stye on your eye

Spy a stye on your eye? Here’s what you should know – and what to do Eye styes can be sneaky. Just like that, you wake up one morning with a painful lump on your eyelid. Maybe there was some redness or discomfort along the lash line the day before. Maybe there wasn’t. All you […]

Why is my eye twitching?

Why is my eye twitching? A slight spasm. A gentle tug. A flickering feeling. An uncontrollable need to blink. Twitching eyelids are common. Mild twitching can feel worse or more frequent than it is. You know it is happening but nobody else can see it when it does. Nevertheless, eye twitches are bothersome, and symptoms […]

What to expect from your eye exam

What to expect from your eye exam Most blinding eye diseases can be stopped or slowed if caught early. Unless you have regular eye exams, eye problems that often have no symptoms could creep up without you knowing. An eye doctor will be able to pick up if there is a problem with your eyes […]

Choosing the right glasses

How to choose the best eyeglasses for your face shape and skin tone Beyond giving you crystal clear vision, your eyeglasses can change the way the world sees you – and how you see the world. Eyeglasses are an expression of your style and personality. Confidence comes with wearing a beautiful pair of eyeglasses in […]

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 […]