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Your life and eyes 4 min read

World Sight Day

An invisible epidemic is spreading all around the world. Half of the population will be affected by 2050. Find out more about this and how to support your eyesight on World Sight Day 2019.

Your life and eyes 6 min read

How to achieve better eye health

If you hurt your arm, you will likely see a bruise or feel pain; this often isn’t the case with your eyes. You may not notice any symptoms at first if or when something is wrong with your eyes or vision, so it’s important to follow the right advice to prolong healthy vision.

Eye conditions & symptoms 12 min read

Understanding Blindness

Blindness or visual impairment (also known as low vision or partially sighted) is a visual disability, understand the types of visual impairments through to the causes.

Eye conditions & symptoms 8 min read

Understanding Photophobia

Photophobia is a sensitivity to light. You may experience a sensitivity to very bright light, such as sunlight, or low light, such as incandescent lighting.

Your life and eyes 3 min read

Discomfort while driving at night

Do you have trouble feeling safe while driving at night like 17 million drivers in the UK? Discomfort while driving is a common occurrence with changes in light, causing eye sensitivity.

Your life and eyes 2 min read

National eye health week

From 23rd to 29th September this year, National Eye Health Week will be taking place across the UK. The week-long initiative has been created to remind everyone just how important it is to look after your eyes, no matter what age you are.

Eye conditions & symptoms 8 min read

Understanding Uveitis

Here's your guide to uveitis, which is a condition of the eye that causes the uvea or uveal tract becomes inflamed and swollen.

Eye conditions & symptoms 8 min read

Understanding Strabismus

Strabismus is a condition also known as a ‘squint’ or ‘cross-eyed’ where the two eyes point different ways. Learn about this condition from what the causes are through to treatments available.

Eye conditions & symptoms 4 min read

Understanding Scleritis

Scleritis is an eye condition that causes the Sclera (the whites of the eyes) to become inflamed, learn more about the condition and possible treatments.

Eye conditions & symptoms 8 min read

Understanding Retinal Vascular Occlusion

Retinal vascular occlusion, also called retinal vein occlusion, is when the flow of blood through the retinal vein is interrupted or stopped. Learn about this eye condition and the treatment options available.

Eye conditions & symptoms 10 min read

Understanding Presbyopia

Presbyopia is an age-related long-sightedness, which affects your ability to see objects close up. It occurs when the lens loses its flexibility.

Eye conditions & symptoms 12 min read

Understanding Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a condition that involves an increase in pressure inside the eye. It occurs when the fluid in the eyeball, known as aqueous humour, fails to properly drain out of the eye, causing a build-up of intraocular pressure. In the article, we explain more about glaucoma.

Eye conditions & symptoms 8 min read

Understanding Keratoconus

Keratoconus is a rare eye condition which alters the structure of the cornea, changing its gradual curve into a thinner and more conical shape. These changes affect the clarity of your vision and can deteriorate over time, usually starting in adolescence.

Eye conditions & symptoms 4 min read

Understanding Eye Floaters

Eye floaters are shapes that appear to hover in your line of sight. Discover what causes them through to treatment options.

Eye conditions & symptoms 8 min read

Understanding Entropion

Entropion is a condition where the eyelid turns inward. This can happen slowly and the inward rolling of the lid often causes the eyelashes and skin to rub against the surface of the eye. Learn what caused the condition and what treatment options there are.

Eye conditions & symptoms 12 min read

Understanding Dry Eye Syndrome

Dry eye syndrome is a condition that happens as a result of the low production or quick evaporation of tears, learn more about the condition and treatment options.

Eye conditions & symptoms 8 min read

Understanding Double Vision

Double vision (also known as diplopia) is a condition where someone sees two images, learn about the condition through to the causes and treatment for diplopia.

Eye conditions & symptoms 7 min read

Understanding Blepharitis

Blepharitis is a common eye condition that causes your eyelid edges to become sore and inflamed. It is most common in over 40s but the condition can develop at any age.

Your life and eyes 5 min read

Understanding how the eye works

Your eyes may be small, but there are many different parts that work carefully together in order to create the picture you see in front of you. With that in mind, we present a brief overview of how the eyes work and how different eye conditions or diseases can affect them.

Your life and eyes 5 min read

The myths and the truth behind blue light

There have been many stories in the media over recent years surrounding blue light, and the impact it can have on your health. In this article, we take a look at what blue light is, the impact it can have and how to protect yourself.

All about Essilor 3 min read

Eye Mitras reach milestone achievement

Essilor’s 2.5 New Vision Generation (2.5 NVG) business has equipped more than 10 million people from underserved populations in India with glasses and through its Eye Mitra programme has provided over 200 million people with sustainable access to vision care.