Makeup and your eyes

Love makeup, love your eyes too Most women love makeup for its magical, feature-enhancing capabilities, and of all the features to be amplified, the eyes are top of the agenda. Decked with mascara, eyeliner and eye shadow, eyes sparkle with beautiful boldness. But they can also get irritated, red and infected through poor makeup hygiene […]

Polarized performance

Enhance your performance with Polarized Prescription Sunglasses Discover more about why polarised prescription sunglasses are not just a fashion statement, but an investment in your outdoor sports performance. What are Polarised Prescription Sunglasses?In short – it is best explained by saying that polarised lenses will help by filtering the light in a unique manner, that […]

literacy in kids

Literacy issues in kids? Focus on eyes Children experiencing problems with reading could be experiencing eye troubles. Problems with vision can affect reading, learning and overall performance at school. In South Africa, poor vision is impacting young people. A Cape Town University study shows that some 450 000 South African youths have problems with seeing, with […]

say goodbye to foggy lenses

Masks and glasses – how to stop the fog With the mandate to wear masks in public, everyday life is hazy for people who wear glasses and it is more than just a nuisance. Fogged up lenses can be a safety hazard. When vision is impaired by foggy lenses, the chances of tripping and falling […]

Eyecare in the COVID economy

A concerned couple looking at some paper work

Eyecare in the COVID-19 economy During tough economic times such as now, saving money is top of mind for most people. Even spending on healthcare comes with careful consideration, and some niggles such as barely noticeable vision deterioration which is possible to live with are relegated to the bottom of the list of priorities. But, […]

Buying eyewear? Ask for lens quality

A pair of glasses with a reflection of forest trees in them

Buying eyewear? Ask for lens quality When buying new glasses, people rely on the advice of their optometrists to make sure their choice is the right one. Indeed, the prescription must be correct to ensure optimal vision and visual comfort. However, there are stark differences in the quality of lenses and coatings available. With so […]

Speciality Glasses

Two images of the same middle aged man wearing different pairs of glasses

Speciality glasses are becoming a necessity due to more screen time It might seem extravagant to have more than one pair of glasses, but there is logic in having multiple pairs, and it has everything to do with supporting vision rather than aesthetics, especially during lockdown. People are spending significantly more time on digital devices […]

Tinted lenses are trending!

Two beautiful woman wearing sunglasses standing in front of the Eiffel Tower

Tinted lenses are all the rage but are more than just aesthetics​ “Tinted sunglasses made an explosive comeback last year, and they remain all-the-rage in 2020.  We see an even more diverse array of exciting colours from light blue, green, and yellow to burnt orange, rose, gold, and pink. Many people don’t realise that there […]

Your eyes during Lockdown

A happy young couple smiling at a laptop

We care about your eyes during lockdown The outbreak of COVID-19 has made the home the centre for working, learning and socialising from a distance. Companies have enabled systems to allow employees to work remotely, parents are homeschooling children, and people are staying connected to the world by being online. This new way of living […]

Screen time affects young adults

A stressed young lady rubbing her eye while sitting at a desk

Screen time affects vision and wellbeing in students and young adults Young adults are spending more time in front of computer and tablet screens, and it is impacting their vision. Overexposure to screens has implications for eyes and can affect a person’s overall wellbeing. Red, tired and irritated eyes, blurred vision, headaches and general fatigue […]