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Winter Eye Health

Going into the winter months, the weather can impact our eyes harshly. Whilst you may not be able to see it, the sun is always there and it’s rays are always emitting. UV protection is an essential in the cold … Read more


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Contact Lenses & Bacteria

On a day to day basis, our hands come into contact with a germ-infested world. From the dusty seats on the tube to the 50 year old office keyboard at work, harmful bacteria love to linger in unexpected areas that … Read more


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Blue Light Filter Coatings.: Is It Worth The Hype?

You’ve probably seen and heard of lenses on glasses that have a blue light filter that are supposed to be good for alleviating eye strain and are ‘better for your eyes’. You’re on the fence about whether this is true … Read more


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Digital eye strain in young adults

Digital eye strain is visual discomfort experienced as symptoms of dry eyes, irritation, fatigue which can also lead to blurred vision, watery eyes and headaches. On average the population spend more than 6 hours a day behind a visual screen from tablets, … Read more


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World Diabetes Day: Early detection is key

Blurry Vision – What you need to know? Bringing attention to National Diabetes Month, where every year of November we express the importance of managing health problems linked to diabetes including; heart attacks, amputations, stroke, kidney disease and vision loss. … Read more


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Remedies for Dry eyes from Contact lenses

Are you experiencing watery eyes from an evening of wearing contact lenses during your Halloween celebrations or from a daily usage, well you may have been hit with dry eyes syndrome. This is a common problem amongst both non and … Read more


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One is never enough…

It would be great to have a second copy of lots of things in life, wouldn’t it? A second white shirt in your bag for when you spill coffee on the first one, a spare pen in case the first … Read more


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A good quality lens isn’t just useful for a camera – you need it for good vision too!

In August the world celebrated National Photography Day. Whether you’re a professional photographer or just enjoy taking snaps for a hobby, it’s the perfect chance to get out and about with your camera and dedicate yourself to everything you love about photography!  You … Read more


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If you experience tired, itchy or burning eyes, you could be suffering with eye strain

We all get tired eyes now and again; whether it’s a boring meeting, a long film, or simply at the end of a hard day you probably know that feeling of wanting to close your eyes to soothe them a … Read more


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Does your vision worsen at night or in dim lighting?

Everyone’s vision changes in the dark. You’ve probably found yourself stumbling around your bedroom in the night, arms outstretched to stop you from walking into walls while your eyes adjust to the lack of light. But some people have more … Read more


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Eat a rainbow to see a rainbow!

You undoubtedly hear it several times a day, every day; eating a balanced diet is good for you. It helps to keep your body fit and your mind sharp, but did you know a balanced diet also has an excellent … Read more


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The facts behind your amazing eyes

It’s pretty safe to say that most of us usually take our eyes and eyesight for granted. But when you stop and think about it, your eyesight is an amazing thing. Without it your life would be completely different – … Read more


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Did you know that your blood pressure can affect your eyesight?

You probably already know that having a high blood pressure reading can cause issues for your body and will need to be monitored closely. If you’re diagnosed with hypertension (high blood pressure) you may also need to take medication; this … Read more


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10 ways to treat your Mum this Mother’s Day

  It’s almost that time of year where we show our Mums just how special they are to us. Mother’s Day is on Sunday 15th March this year and at Eye Emporium we have some suggestions for how to show … Read more


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Cataracts: an overview

Have you ever noticed someone with cloudy-looking eyes? It’s almost as if the person has a white contact lens in over their pupil, isn’t it? This is what a cataract looks like. It’s likely that you’ve heard of cataracts before. … Read more