Sleep easier – turn down the (blue) light!

One of the biggest changes to the recently released iOS 9.3 software update for iPhones and iPads is the ability to reduce the amount of blue light that you are exposed to. 

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If you have updated to the latest software version you can access this from the settings menu or by swiping upwards from the bottom of your screen (see image above).

As technology has become more ubiquitous to our ...

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Are you at risk of Glaucoma?

What is Glaucoma

Glaucoma is an eye disease that occurs generally when increased eye pressure causes damage to the optic nerve. The optic nerve carries images from your retina (this is the light sensing tissue in your eyes) to the brain, which then makes sense of the images and gives us the ability to see. Over time, as a significant number of nerve fibres are damaged, blind spots develop permanently.

Most people don’t notice that these blind spots have ...

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Ortho-K found safe for Myopia Control

Following an extensive review of 170 studies on Orthokeratology (Ortho-K), researchers have found the procedure safe for myopia correction and retardation, provided patients:
1: Have the correct lenses fitted
2: Maintain a lens care regime
3: Adhere to routine followups
4: Treat any ensuing complications promptly.

This is major news as it gives the Ortho-K lens two significant advantages over traditional soft contact lenses. Ortho-K patients are able to see without any correcting lens during the day, with the lenses slowing ...

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