winter sun

Sunglasses are not just for Summer! South Africans should be as diligent about sunglasses as they are about sun block all year round South Africa is renowned for its all-year-round sunshine and high levels of ultraviolet (UV) light. While this encourages loads of outdoor activity, lots of time in the sun can be bad for […]

cheap sunglasses

Seven sacrifices you could make when buying cheap sunglasses When it comes to eyewear, the inescapable fact is that you get what you pay for. High end brands may cost more, but in the long run they usually deliver greater return on investment in robustness, quality, visual clarity and eye health. “Built into the cost […]

lifestyle lenses

Prescription eyewear should be a lifestyle match Lifestyle is a factor that should always be considered with every lens prescription. While lenses should tend to the wearer’s vision requirements, they should also match their lifestyle. When lenses don’t fit the bill on the lifestyle front, comfort, efficacy and the overall experience are compromised. “Do you […]

Eyewear trends for 2021

We Change the way the world sees you! Fashion Eyewear trends for 2021 Forget 2020 vision! It’s 2021! Our eyes are on what’s hot and what’s not in eyewear this year. There is no doubt that South Africans are tending towards more mindful spending and are looking for styles that are easy, versatile, functional and […]

Give your eyes a holiday

Give your eyes a holiday Dry eyes? Sore eyes? Itchy eyes? Blurred vision? Headaches? Fatigue? Your eyes could be screaming for a rest. Just as your back needs a break from the office chair and your feet need freedom from shoes, so do your eyes need some time out. Working, learning and socialising online has […]

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, […]