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Eating for your eyes
Eating for your eyes

We use our eyes every day, which means they are subject to wear and tear. As we age our eyes naturally become more susceptible to common eye diseases such as cataracts, glaucoma and macular degeneration. Scientific studies have shown that a balanced nutritious diet is...

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NOVA TEARS – TREATMENT FOR LIPID DEFICIENT DRY EYE
NOVA TEARS – TREATMENT FOR LIPID DEFICIENT DRY EYE

Another option for dry eye disease patients is the preservative-free, phosphate-free and water-free formula of Nova Tears. This form of medication not only helps with evaporative dry eye (which is the most common form of dry eye disease) but also works well with...

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OPTIVE EYE DROPS – TREATMENT FOR YOUR DRY EYES
OPTIVE EYE DROPS – TREATMENT FOR YOUR DRY EYES

Dry eye is a condition where one finds that the eyeball feels, well, dry! You may feel constantly tired and wanting to close the eyes, a gritty feeling on the surface and perhaps even stinging. To help with surface moisture, there are various eye drops that can help...

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THINKING OF PROGRESSIVE LENSES?
THINKING OF PROGRESSIVE LENSES?

WHAT ARE PROGRESSIVE LENSES?  Progressive lenses (PALs - progressive addition lenses), often called multifocals, are lenses that are used to provide good vision at distance, intermediate and near distances at the same time. It should not be mistaken for an invisible...

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GLASSES TO SUIT YOUR FACE SHAPE
GLASSES TO SUIT YOUR FACE SHAPE

Did you know that there is a psychology behind selecting the right pair of glasses? Have you ever wondered why one pair of glasses may look dashing on your friend but quite the opposite when you try them on? No, it is not that you are destined to never find your...

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TYPES OF SUNGLASS LENSES
TYPES OF SUNGLASS LENSES

Sunglasses should always be worn when you are outdoors, whether it is a sunny or cloudy day, as UV rays are always present and can damage your eyes. Here are some things you might want to consider when getting your next pair of sunglasses: Polarised lenses Polarised...

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POLARISED LENSES
POLARISED LENSES

What are polarised lenses? Normally, sunlight is scattered in all directions. However, when light strikes flat or smoother surfaces, the reflected light beams often travel in a more uniform and usually horizontal direction, causing glare. Glare can be especially...

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ORTHOKERATOLOGY: THE TREATMENT FOR MYOPIA
ORTHOKERATOLOGY: THE TREATMENT FOR MYOPIA

Orthokeratology, also known as Ortho-K is a safe method of reducing myopia, or shortsightedness. It is reversible and does not involve any surgical procedures. Ortho-K involves correcting vision overnight through the use of rigid lenses which gently reshapes the front...

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IF YOU ARE DIABETIC, YOU SHOULD BE CONCERNED ABOUT YOUR EYES
IF YOU ARE DIABETIC, YOU SHOULD BE CONCERNED ABOUT YOUR EYES

Diabetic retinopathy is a condition that affects the blood vessels of the retina (the back layer of the eye), which occurs due to diabetes. In a normal eye, blood vessels at the level of the retina help to deliver much-needed oxygen and nutrients to the cells there,...

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