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National Eye Health Week: Swansea’s Sana hospital launches cataract patient information evenings

Mario Saldanha, founder and senior ophthalmic consultant at Sana, also shares his 10 top tips for cataract patients This National Eye Health Week (September 18-24), Swansea’s specialist private hospital Sana is launching a series of free cataract information evenings to…

The benefits of reducing or cutting out alcohol on eye health

January is when millions of adults focus in on their alcohol intake – and all eyes are on the health benefits associated with a month off the booze. But did you know that health benefits extend to your eye health…

How a simple eye test could potentially save your life

“The thousands of people currently missing regular eye examinations could be a ticking timebomb when it comes to not only ensuring better eye health in the UK but for spotting more serious issues relating to our overall health.” Dr Andy…

How to combat eye strain and other common eye conditions

The number of internet searches for eye strain advice has risen more than 150% in the past 12 months1, indicating that Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS), as it is also known, is fast becoming one of the UK’s most prolific eye…

Post-Pandemic: Time to Take Care of Your Eyes

A third of people believe their eye health has deteriorated during the UK lockdowns and Covid restriction periods. So, as we look towards introducing more normality to our lives, these are six easy ways to keep eyes safe by optical…

How To Choose Fashion Sunglasses That Protect Your Eyes

As we head outdoors, sunglasses can serve both as a fashion accessory to finish your outfit and offer protection from the sun.  However, all sunglasses are not equal.  Here, leading eye expert Dr Andy Hepworth from www.essilor.co.uk explains how to ensure…

Lockdown and home working have caused ‘Dry Eye Syndrome’ to soar

Here’s what Dry Eye is and how to relieve symptoms: More time indoors with the central heating on and staring at a screen for long periods are both factors that are thought to have led to an increase of Dry…

Seeing The Signs Of Stress – Four Ways Stress Can Affect Your Eyes

This Stress Awareness Month (April 2021), leading eye expert Dr Andy Hepworth from Essilor.co.uk, shares four surprising ways that stress can affect eyesight… and offers advice on how to reduce its impact. Stress affects both physical and mental wellbeing –…

February is Low Vision Awareness Month – Essential tips on common causes and how to avoid them

With February marking Low Vision Awareness Month, as well as Valentine’s Day, vision specialist Essilor.co.uk is encouraging people to show their eyes some love with some proactive steps to prevent low vision. More than two million people in the UK…

Is it time to get your teen’s eyes tested?

Lockdowns, increased reliance on digital learning and harder to access healthcare could be leading to a ticking timebomb when it comes to our children’s eye health – a leading optical expert is warning. Dr Andy Hepworth from optical lens specialist,…