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  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and what to look out for!

    What is AMD AMD is normally an age related disorder, usually effecting 50-60 year old's and the middle part of vision. It does not cause total blindness despite what people might say however it will make tasks like reading and recognising faces difficult.This treatment can get worse if not trea...
  • What do you do after you're diagnosed with Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

    What is AMD? Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a common condition that affects the middle part of your vision. It usually first affects people in their 50s and 60s.It doesn't cause total blindness. But it can make everyday activities like reading and recognising faces difficult.Without ...
  • Meibomian Glad Dysfunction (MGD) and what to look out for!

    Meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) is a common eye condition. Many people don't realize they have it. The cause for the problem is with tiny glands in your eyelids that help make an oily layer of your tears.Your eyelids can become sore and swollen when the glands become blocked. Other symptoms of ...
  • Introducing Blephasteam Eye Goggles

    We at Eye Lounge has just added our newest product from Thea Pharmaceuticals, a completely new and revolutionary way to deal with Meibomian Gland Dysfunction and dry eye conditions -  Blephasteam. What is Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD)? Meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) is a common eye condit...
  • Acuvue Oasys Vs Moist: Which Option Is Best For You?

    Acuvue Oasys and Acuvue Moist – both of these contact lenses by Johnson & Johnson offer fantastic features, comfort and great value for money. Although similar, there are key differences which might make one more suitable for your lifestyle than the other. We breakdown all the differences for...
  • Opti Free Express Vs Opti Free RepleniSH: Which Contact Lens Solution Is Best For You?

    When you compare both Opti Free Express and Opti Free RepleniSH there are a lot of similarities between these two solutions. Indeed, they are both multi-purpose: Both rinse, rewet and clean your contacts Both remove build-up of irritating debris, deposits and proteins Both improve the comfort o...
  • How To Choose Your First Pair of Glasses or Contact Lenses

      It can be a daunting prospect choosing glasses or contact lenses for the first time. Below we have compiled a brief guide to help you get started. Glasses can be split into two groups; single vision and multifocal.Single Vision glassesFor people under the age of around 40 years old these are u...
  • Top Tips For Healthy Eyes

      Have regular sight testsAs well as an eye health check, a sight test might help detect signs of underlying general health conditions, such as diabetes, high cholesterol and high blood pressure. Everyone should have a sight test every two years, or more often if your optometrist recommends it.E...