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Our eyes face challenges every day, whether it’s intensive computer screen time, the natural effects of ageing or simply the changing seasons. Our advice articles offer a wealth of information, guidance and helpful tips to help keep your eyes looking and feeling their very best.

Eye care tips to remember this festive season

Winter can be particularly harsh on your eyesight. With all the fun festivities that take place around this time of year, it’s easy to forget that  the colder weather conditions, darker nights and the winter activities we indulge in force our eyes to work much harder. With this in mind, we’ve highlighted some of the […]

How to treat bloodshot eyes

Eyes become bloodshot when blood vessels expand, making them easier to see than they usually would be. The most common causes of blood vessels in the eye expanding include excessive alcohol use and frequent smoking, but it can also be the result of direct contact with sunlight, chlorine, dust, smoke, dry air or solvents.   […]

How to wash out your eye

From smoke and grit to pollen, your eyes can be exposed to a range of irritants throughout the day. When this happens, it’s important to flush out your eyes as quickly and effectively as possible to provide relief.   Other factors can cause irritation to your eyes too. For example, in this world of technology […]

How to rest tired eyes

Do your eyes feel irritated and itchy? Do work colleagues or family members regularly comment on how tired you look?   If you answered yes to either of these questions, it’s possible that you’re suffering from tired eyes.   Tired eyes are a result of your eyes working too hard. Whether you spend a long […]

Can you wear contact lenses if you have dry eyes?

Contact lenses have come a long way since the first glass versions created in 1887. Now, they’re soft and flexible, and most users may not even be able to feel the lenses when they are in place.   However, there are some side effects that can come with wearing contact lenses for long periods of […]

Can you find the hidden pumpkin?

If you’ve started to notice a change in your eye health such as dryness or irritation, it could be down to the seasonal change. Eye care is important throughout the year, however, when the seasons start to change and conditions become colder, your eyes could be affected.   As the temperature suddenly drops and the […]

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How to treat dry eyes

Every time you blink, your eyelids distribute tears over the surface of your eyes, forming a protective film. This helps to clear debris and keep your eyes lubricated. However, sometimes this process stops working as effectively as it should, causing dry eyes. This is in fact a common problem that happens when there is a […]

How screen time can affect your eyes

We explain how eyes are impacted by computer and mobile screens and what you can do to offset the effects.

Menopause and dry eyes:
the lesser-known symptom

Find out how the menopause can affect your eyes, along with practical ways to reduce discomfort.

Eye health and contact lenses

Everything you need to know about maintaining great eye health with contact lenses.