The majority of eye health conditions are silent and show NO SIGNS OR SYMPTOMS until it is too late. Regular checks allow detection of conditions such as diabetes and high blood pressure at very early stages, just by looking into your eyes! If you can’t remember when you last had your eyes checked, come in […]
We all know about sun protection for our skin, but what about our eyes? UV light accelerates the formation of cataracts and is a leading cause of ocular melanoma. So what can we do to protect our eyes? Wear sunglasses of course! Maui Jim sunglasses are renowned for their brilliant polarised lenses which protect against […]
Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS) is the strain on the eyes that occurs through the use of digital displays (computers, digital devices etc.) over prolonged length of time. Common symptoms associated are eye strain, headaches, blurred vision, dry eye and neck/shoulder pain. These symptoms may also be caused by factors such as uncorrected vision, poor lighting […]
Your may have you heard of her preferred spectacle maker, Silhouette. Silhouette eyewear was founded in Austria, and are renowned for their extremely light-weight rimless and acetate frames. New designs have just landed in store – Come and take a look!
?Did you know… Each blink lasts 0.3 to 0.4 seconds. We usually blink about five times a minute for about 18 hours a day, adding up to 30 minutes a day. This means, in an average lifetime, we have our eyes shut from blinking for about 5 years!
Here are some simple tips to help prolong the life of your glasses: Clean your glasses with microfibre cloths and lens solution (NOT your clothes, household cleaners or hot water!) Reduce lens scratching by facing them lens side up on any surface Use both hands to put on and take off your glasses Keep your […]
It should really be said that our eyes are windows to our overall health. By having a comprehensive eye examination, Optometrists can identify systemic conditions such as diabetes and hypertension, examples of which can have detrimental effects on our sight if left untreated. Don’t forget to get your eyes checked!
It’s almost Halloween and things are getting a bit spooky down here at Blackheath Eyecare. If you haven’t already, come and check out our fantastically frightful display of designer frames lurking in the window. But beware, frames are mysteriously disappearing one by one… Come in if you dare, you won’t be disappointed! Here’s a sneak […]