Your life and eyes

Here you can find your guide to vision solutions to suit your lifestyle. This collection of articles has been written to support you when looking for more information about choosing the right lenses for your lifestyle whether that be sporting pursuits through to driving.

Your life and eyes 4 min read

Neck and Shoulder Pain

Tension in your neck and shoulder can lead to eye pain, as tense muscles can press on eye nerves at the back of your neck. Read about signs and symptoms through to way to reduce the pain.

Your life and eyes 5 min read

The latest technology for single vision lenses

It’s fair to say that our lifestyles are evolving at a very fast rate. The design of a single vision lens has changed very little since it's invention in the 1800s, meaning our corrective single vision lenses are not answering our lifestyle needs of today.

Your life and eyes 6 min read

The best frame styles to suit your face

If it’s your first time wearing spectacles, you might feel a little overwhelmed at the rows of frames when asked to choose a pair you like. More often than not, you will try a few pairs on that look great on the shelf, but not so much when you wear them. If you’re looking for the right frame style, you might want to consider the shape of your face. This can play a significant role, as different shaped frames may suit different shaped faces.

Your life and eyes 5 min read

Finding the best lens technology for your favourite hobbies

Everyone has a hobby of some description; whether it’s shopping and spend your hard-earned money, getting out on the golf course on a sunny afternoon or simply just relaxing and reading a new book. However, many of your hobbies can be hindered by poor vision, whether that’s through not being able to see clearly or being put off by changing light conditions.

Your life and eyes 5 min read

Does using a digital device cause eye strain?

We live in a world where technology dominates; it has had a profound impact on our day-to-day lives as we use computers, smartphones and tablets for work, to communicate and to find out information. This has resulted in physiological changes; our behaviour and even posture is impacted.

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.

Your life and eyes 5 min read

Top signs that you need new lenses

If you’ve had your current lenses for some time and you’re due an eye examination, there’s a chance you may need new lenses. There are some signs that you can look out for yourself, which can be very helpful in recognising whether your lenses are no longer working correctly for your needs.

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 6 min read

How clearly can you read this?

Get the real story on your screen life. Digital devices are now part and parcel of our daily lives learn about what type of screen user you are but also the affects screens can have on your vision.

Your life and eyes 4 min read

Take better selfies no really

The angle, lighting, and filter are just right: you’re poised and ready to snap your selfie. Every aspect is perfect, but there’s one thing still nagging on your quest for that impeccable Instagram-worthy shot: your tired looking eyes. Sound familiar?