How to choose glasses to suit you
Glasses have to do more than just help you see! They should also help you to look and feel your best every time you wear them. Our frame stylist Sue Clarke explains how to choose the perfect pair of spectacles for your face shape, hair colour and personality. Few accessories can make as much of…
National Eye Health Week – the importance of looking after your eyes
It’s National Eye Health Week and we’re joining forces with eye care charities and organisations across the country to make sure everyone is aware of the importance of looking after their eyes. This year’s event, which runs from Monday 16th to Sunday 22nd September, will draw upon the enormous success of last year’s campaign, which…
What is Glaucoma?
Glaucoma is the term we use for a group of conditions that can impair vision as a result of damage to the optic nerve, which sends signals from the eye to the brain. In the UK, the type we encounter most often is chronic open-angle glaucoma, which currently affects almost half a million people in…
OCT eye tests
The health of our eyes and safeguarding our ability to see is of vital importance to us all. An OCT (ocular coherence tomography) scan can check for signs of a number of serious health conditions that can affect our eyes and our wider well-being. A standard eye test will include a basic health check of the eye…