Today sees two really significant awareness days for us here at EYES on St Albans – World Mental Health Day and World Sight Day. Sight and mental health are closely linked. Good sight brings freedom, education, employment and an appreciation of the world around us. Poor, limited or deteriorating sight can bring isolation, frustration and […]
Today sees the start of National Eye Health Week 2019 – which is run by the National Eye Research Centre in Bristol. As we’re all about providing excellent eye care, here are few tips on keeping your eyes healthy – and how we can help too.
Colour Blind Awareness Day 2019 is on the 6th September – as we type, just a couple of days away! We thought we’d take this opportunity to do some myth busting about colour blindness – also known as Colour Vision Deficiency. “No one I know is colour blind so it’s not that common” Let’s start […]
On 8th August 2019, Jez appeared with Vanessa Feltz on BBC Radio 2 talking about colour blindness, how it can affect the lives of those people who have it and what EnChroma glasses can do to enhance their colour vision
Varifocal sunglasses? Really? Yes indeed! As we hope summer continues and for many, holiday time approaches, we thought we’d continue on our theme of sunglasses and look at the options available for people who need glasses for both long and short sightedness. For many people the need for varifocals comes in their 40’s. Technology means […]
In the trade we call them sun lenses – but we know that most people call the sunglasses lenses. Jez has written this post about the latest advancement in sunglasses lenses and offers some advice about whether your EYES are best protected this summer Most ‘Quality’ sunglass lenses offer “UV-400 or UVA, UVB & UVC […]