What is BlephEx?

Blepharitis is a common and recurring inflammatory condition that requires long term, daily management with home remedies. For most people, daily hot compresses and lid hygiene regimes are too inconvenient and time-consuming and are often abandoned or only done sporadically. BlephEx is an eyelid treatment performed by an Optometrist in a half hour appointment. It […]

Macular Degeneration

macular degeneration Blackheath Eyecare

Macular degeneration is the leading cause of blindness in the UK. The macular is the part of the eye responsible for detailed central vision. If there is a change at the macular, then tasks such as reading, sewing or watching TV will be affected. The change is purely a loss of vision, causes no pain or […]

Blue Light and You …

Blue light blocker coatings Blackheath Eyecare

What’s all the fuss about blue light and our eyes? Blue light is a 40nm band of visible light that has been found to result in retinal cell damage, however, it also helps to regulate our sleep cycle. Blue light is emitted from the sun, LED and fluorescent lighting, TVs, computer screens and smart phones. […]