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Get £50 off your Ortho-K treatment now

Get £50 off your Ortho-K treatment now.  Ortho-K treatment improves vision by gently reshaping your eyes WHILE YOU SLEEP using specially designed contact lenses for you. When you awake, you will have clear, sharp, natural vision for your waking hours. Read more about Ortho-K lenses. Call us today to book an appointment:0207 638 6192 (24 hrs) … Read more

5 exercises to help strengthen your eyes and improve vision

We post simple steps to follow to keep eyes healthy. There are many things you can do to make sure you are seeing your best. Try 5 very easy but effective everyday exercises to help strengthen your eyes and improve vision. Blinking is a simple exercise which helps to focus longer. Computer users and television … Read more

Playing a video game or surfing the web in a bed before going to sleep?

Waking up and feeling sleepier— even after eight hours of shuteye? Does it sound familiar to you? There is some evidence that use of digital devices which emit visible blue light in the evening, may affect the circadian cycle (sleep/wake cycle), and lead to delayed sleep. When artificial light is added to a human’s day, … Read more

Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Explained.

The OCT (Optical Coherence Tomography) is a non-invasive imaging technique which uses light waves to take cross-section images of the Retina. In practice we assess the Macula, Optic Nerve and Cornea with the OCT.   Part 1: The Macula- Our central vision. The Macula is a pigmented area at the centre of the retina. This … Read more

Myopia shortsightedness control in children and adults

What is short-sightedness? Myopia (near-sightedness or short-sightedness) is a very common and severe eye condition in children and adults. A progressive eye condition, Myopia affects a significant proportion of the population and begins to affect children from around the ages of 8-12. Myopia may worsen between the teenage years with little change occurring from the 20’s … Read more

What is macular degeneration?

Macular degeneration or age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a condition that causes a loss of central vision when the macular (the part of the retina responsible for crystal clear and detailed central vision) is unable to function as efficiently as it should. Central vision is what we see when we focus straight ahead. Macular degeneration … Read more

Have your children had an eye examination in the last year?

Children rarely complain about their eye sight but can often show in their behaviour that there is a problem with their vision. A full ocular assessment (eye examination) is important for children as visual problems can be detected which may hinder a child’s ability to learn in class. A classic example of this is a … Read more

Computer vision syndrome

Computer vision syndrome (CVS)

Computer vision syndrome or CVS is a condition that affects the eyes when they have been focusing on computer screens or display devices such as tablets over long, uninterrupted periods of time. Often temporary, computer vison syndrome affects approximately 90% of people who spend three or more hours a day at the computer. For most, … Read more

The Irlen® Institute – Providing Real Solutions

Backed by over 30 years of research, the Irlen Institute is the pioneer and global leader in the visual processing technology that has helped millions of adults and children around the world. With over 170 Irlen Clinics in 46 countries around the world, Irlen is the original creator of colored lens treatment for perceptual processing … Read more

Hayfever? It’s time to take control!

Seasonal allergic conjunctivitis, or hay fever, are a common condition seen in practice. Specific pollens release spores during specific seasons: May and June (grass pollen) and August and September (ragweed pollen). Itching is the most common symptom in seasonal allergic conjunctivitis diagnosis, as well as watery/mucus discharge, burning, and redness of the eyes. Perennial allergic conjunctivitis … Read more