One of the most common complaints optometrists hear about every day are dry eyes. If your eyes are feeling dry, sore or gritty, don’t suffer in silence – book an optometrist appointment today. And to understand a little more, this guide will explain the causes, treatment and prevention for this common ailment.
Does paying less for your new spectacles actually mean you are getting great value? If that product doesn't stand the test of time, are you actually spending more in the long run? Is it REALLY "value" if you cannot re-use your own frames without paying large fees to do so?
A cheap pair of glasses is only buying you time – it won’t be long before whatever led you to purchase eyewear in the first place catches up with you. On the other hand, selecting a pair of good quality eyewear will not only improve your vision, it will also protect your eyes and enhance your look. Because they’re built to last, premium glasses often come with warranties, too, giving you peace of mind. Here’s what you’ll get when you invest in high quality eyewear.
Many people wonder how often and when their eyes need to be checked by an optometrist. For the majority of people, it’s advised to have an eye examination every two years, though earlier or more frequently if any eye problems occur. An optometrist is a registered health professional that examines the eye and visual system in order to diagnose, treat and manage eye conditions. Read on to find out the signs that you need to book in an eye test.
There’s no doubt that our screen time is increasing, and many of us may be wondering what effect this is having on our health and our eyes. How good is it for us to be staring at screens for a large proportion of our time? Various studies have shown that we are in front of screens a huge proportion of our days, with one study citing it being around 10 hours per day. If you work a computer-based job, have a smartphone, and watch television or use your computer for entertainment, or read on an e-reader, you can see how it can easily increase. Read on to find out how best to protect your eyes in this digital age.
As the organ responsible for your sense of vision, your eyes are pretty darn valuable. During an eye exam, an optometrist will check your vision, ensure your prescription is up to date and bring light to new concerns. But even if everything seems perfectly fine, regular eye tests are a good idea – some conditions can be asymptomatic for a while and catching issues early is key. Here’s what you need to know about routine eye exams.
If you’re here on the Blur Eyecare website, we’ve made two assumptions about you: you need glasses and you want them to look good. Welcome to the club! Our goal is to make eyewear look so good that people with 20/20 vision are jealous!
Your eye health is important. Luckily, caring for your eyes isn’t all that hard – you don’t have to moisturise them or brush them twice a day. Rather, the best thing you can do is adopt a handful of simple habits that you can do easily and with little effort. Here are five tips from the team at Blur Eyecare on how to care for your eyes each and every day.
How best to take care of our precious eyes? Bottom line is to take care of your general health. Sounds a bit, general, right? Our eyeballs are basically tiny organs of their own, with teeny tiny itty bitty blood vessels doing an amazing job of keeping our eyes healthy. To keep those itty bitty blood vessels happy, we do have to take a wholesome approach.
It's important to know that not all sunglasses do an equally good job at protecting your eyes. Higher price, darker colors or shiny coatings does not necessarily mean better protection! We explain why you need to protect your eyes in summer.