Know your family's eye historyMany eye conditions are hereditary, so know your family eye health history!
It is important that you know your family's eye history as various eye conditions, for example Glaucoma, are often hereditary.
This will help the Optometrists at The Eye Practice to determine if you are at a higher risk of developing an eye condition.
If you have a family history of any eye conditions it is essential that your eyes be examined at least once every 2 years so that early signs of an eye condition can be detected in an effort to prevent sight loss.
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.