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  • What Is An Astigmatism?

    Stigmatism might be a word that you've heard quite a few times. Especially if you've been to the opticians a lot. It's quite a common and non-serious condition, that is treatable should it be causing you problems. You can have astigmatism in both eyes or just one eye. Astigmatism happens when th...
  • How Your Daily Habits Might Be Damaging Your Eyes

    We all have bad habits, but even habits that don’t seem so bad can cause damage to our eyes. In this blog, we look at some of the worst habits that may damage your eyes and look into ways you can minimise the damage to keep your eyes healthy. Bad Habit 1: SMOKING We all know that smoking is bad...
  • What is Glaucoma?

    Glaucoma is a common condition that can affect anyone. It is where the optic nerve at the back of the eye becomes damaged by the pressure of the fluid inside your eye. This damage can start to cause problems with your peripheral vision, and if left untreated it can cause permanent damage. The co...
  • How Can Makeup Affect Eye Health?

      The concept of cosmetic enhancement has been around for centuries and even millennia - ancient Egyptians were known to use pigment, charcoal, and honey amongst other things as makeup! Today, makeup is extremely common and the number of people using it is always increasing. However, many of the...
  • What Nutrients Can Help Eye Health?

      Nutrients are essential for eye health. Many people with a healthy diet will be able to get all the nutrients they need from the foods they eat. However, it is recommended that people with Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) should take supplements in addition to eating healthily according...
  • The Team Visit Cafe Del Spa!

    The Eye Lounge team have been working hard this year, and now that the restrictions are lifted, we feel like we can finally have our Christmas partyHowever, since it’s now the glorious British summertime we don’t feel very Christmassy. In fact, we’d much prefer a relaxing holiday abroad. Since w...
  • What is Blue Light and How Does it Affect Your Eyes?

    Blue light is part of the visible light spectrum. It has the shortest wavelength but the highest energy. Most of the blue light that we experience comes from the sun, however our increased usage of screens means that we are exposing ourselves more to blue light which may have adverse effects on ...
  • How To Relieve Hay Fever Symptoms

    It's the time of year when hay fever returns - I can see you all reaching for the tissues. We're in full swing of pollen and runny noses and teary eyes.  I’m one of the lucky ones that do not get affected. What is strange about hay fever for me personally is, how random hay fever is to everyone. ...

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