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 […]
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 […]
Take a look round the newly refurbished Blackheath Eyecare Opticians practice! Feel free to visit us in person for a closer look.
You may have noticed the new look store, now we have a new look website to go along with it! The site is on a whole new platform and we are still working out a few bugs so please bear with us in this transition. We will still be providing the same great range of […]
Last week, the team at Blackheath Eyecare attended ‘100% Optical’ in London. We were treated to catwalks showcasing the latest eyewear trends from all over the world, met with exciting independent frame designers and toyed with the latest in clinical technology and equipment. We are delighted to announce the imminent arrival of the following frame […]