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Ask a patient: Shona’s Implantable Contact Lens story

11 March 2021 Author: Kate Green The best wedding present… the gift of clear vision!   Back in 2016, with her wedding coming up, Shona decided to look into options for vision correction surgery. She works as a Patient Advisor at Optimax and has guided many patients on their journeys …

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A Quick Guide To Pink Eye

Pink eye is a common eye infection that ten percent of people experience at some point in their lives. Fortunately, it isn’t serious and there are plenty of things you can do to relieve the symptoms, but it’s important to be able to recognize it in case it happens to …

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Festive Christmas Sprouts recipe to boost your eye health

10 December 2020 Author: Kate Green The most wonderful time of the year The tree is decorated, the lights are twinkling, and you can’t seem to escape from the sound of Wham’s Last Christmas playing wherever you go. It can only mean one thing: Christmas is just around the corner. …

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Polarized Lenses Give You an Eagle-eye Advantage

But are they better for your eyes than regular sunglasses? Think of polarized lenses as a tool for fine-tuning for your vision while wearing sunglasses. They are especially useful if you are an avid outdoorsman, an active athlete, or find yourself in high-glare situations. Before we dig into the benefits of …

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Digital Eye Strain

Digital devices have become a part of daily life for most people. As much as 95% of Americans spend two or more hours a day using digital devices and 30%–nearly one third–of American adults spend nine or more hours using them. All that screen staring has lead to the growing …

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Clearing The Fog Surrounding AMD

Laughter lines, retirement, and grandchildren are a few of the benefits of growing old. One of the drawbacks is the risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). February is AMD Awareness Month, which makes it a good time to shine a spotlight on this progressive eye disease, which is the leading …

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Do Your Child’s Eyes Cross Frequently?

Do you ever notice your child’s eyes crossing or moving in different directions? Just as babies slowly learn to walk and talk, they must also learn how to see and correctly use their eyes to experience the world around them. Learning to focus their eyes, move them and use them …

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Costume Contact Lens Dos And Don’ts

A pair of colored contact lenses can be the perfect final touch to a great Halloween costume. Our eyes are often the first things people notice about us, so they can play a huge role when we dress up as someone (or something) else. Costume contact lenses could make you …

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Preventing Fireworks Eye Injuries

There’s something about a fireworks display that brings out feelings of childlike wonder in all of us. The last thing we want is for that enjoyment to be marred by eye injuries, but unfortunately, this happens far too often. Handle All Explosives With Care Fireworks might just seem like harmless …

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