Help my eyes are swollen and sore!

  Are your eyes feeling sore, dry and inflamed? You could be suffering from blepharitis. Blepharitis is an inflammatory disease of the eyelids caused by an overgrowth of normal bacteria living along the lid and the base of the eyelashes. Anyone who suffers from blepharitis is fully aware that treatment can sometimes be tedious. This … Read more

Colour in the Classroom: How can it help your child?

Does your child suffer from visual stress? The quick answer is possibly – Yes! Studies have shown that a lot of the time symptoms can be ignored or children can be mis-diagnosed as being dyslexic when really they are suffering from visual stress. How can you tell? Below are signs that we look out for: … Read more

Welcome to our new Prodesign: Denmark collection

With a wide range of high quality daring designs these frames are perfect for both the safest and wildest of us all. Headquartered in Denmark yet with a distribution and sales network that reaches round the world, ProDesign brings the essential spirit of Danish design and lifestyle values to the global eyewear market. ProDesign was … Read more

Myopia (shortsightedness) Control in Children and Adults

Charles Babumba, the Consultant at City Eyes Ophthalmic Opticians and OrthoK Clinic, just returned from the annual educational conference of the ‘American Academy of Orthokeratology and Myopia Control’ (AAOMC) in Chicago, IL, USA.  International speakers presented on a variety of orthoK topics but, the myopia epidemic, its impact on public health and new methods for … Read more

Laser eye surgery alternative?

Are you suffering form deteriorating vision and considering having laser eye surgery?  It is extremely important that you seek unbiased advice before you take the plunge. It is better to be safe rather than sorry by comparing the  pros and cons of tried and tested alternative corrective treatments /solutions and then decide which one is most suitable for your lifestyle. Glasses are great for … Read more

How to stop worsening vision in children

For many years researchers have been trying to find ways to stop worsening the vision, especially in children, when the changes usually happen very fast.  With increasing competition at schools, myopia has become a real problem. Ortho K lenses, that correct your vision while you sleep, have been used for treatment of short sightedness and mild … Read more