February 2021 Newsletter


DON'T LET GLAUCOMA STEAL YOUR SIGHT!

DON'T LET GLAUCOMA STEAL YOUR SIGHT!

It is a common misconception that no symptoms of a vision problem means there is no problem. In developed countries over half of people with glaucoma don't know that they have it...

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FOCUS ON EYE HEALTH

FOCUS ON EYE HEALTH
 

Getting plenty of rest is beneficial to our general health, but the benefit to our eyes tops the charts. Throughout the day our eyes take stress from so many sources, among others...

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DOES AGE MATTER?

DOES AGE MATTER?

When is the right age for children to start wearing contact lenses? Optometrists are often asked this question, to which there is no "right" answer. While most children start wearing contact lenses in their early teens, age is not the main consideration.

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BETTER VISUAL SKILLS = BETTER ATHLETES

BETTER VISUAL SKILLS = BETTER ATHLETES

What do all athletes have in common? They all rely on their visual systems for their performance. Sport is all about the visual. The eye sees, the brain interprets and leads, and the body follows.

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FEELING OFF-BALANCE?

FEELING OFF-BALANCE?

Maintaining balance is a complex process that is controlled by three different systems in the body. These are the vestibular system which is located in the inner ear, proprioception which receives information through joints and muscles in the legs and feet...

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PUT AWAY THOSE ROSE COLOURED SPECTACLES... SOMETIMES

PUT AWAY THOSE ROSE COLOURED SPECTACLES... SOMETIMES

February has always been The Month of Love, whether or not you've ever bought into that one. Some have traditionally celebrated with wine and candles in a romantic restaurant - which isn't so easy nowadays...

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These newsletter articles are authored by EyeMark.
The views and opinions expressed herein are not necessarily those of the optometrist.