Do not smokeSmoking is not only bad for the lungs, it's bad for the eyes too!
Smoking is as bad for your eyes as it is for your lungs. Research has linked smoking to an increased risk of developing Macular Degeneration, Cataract and optic nerve damage. All of these conditions can lead to vision loss.
If you are having trouble quitting smoking, please visit your Doctor for further advice and book an eye exam with The Eye Practice to check if smoking is affecting your eye health.
If you feel like your eyes are just not coping with modern life, you’re not alone. Symptoms of fatigue, burning, stinging, blurriness, dryness or light sensitivity can all be warning signs of eye strain.
Did you know that most people who wear contact lenses have astigmatism? In which case, why do so many people believe that they can’t wear contacts due to their astigmatism? This post explains why.
Although dry eye syndrome is a physical condition, the emotional impact of the disease can be just as debilitating as the physical symptoms.
If you’ve worn contact lenses for years and your eyes have become itchy, irritated or feel like there’s something stuck under your eyelid, chances are you could have giant papillary conjunctivitis – also known as GPC.