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 5 min read

How to improve your wellbeing through optimal vision

Whether it’s wearing a pair of prescription lenses, or taking adequate steps to protect your eyes from harmful light, it’s important to look after your vision as it can affect your overall wellbeing and health. In our latest blog, we take a look at the different ways looking after your vision can have a positive impact on your wellbeing.

Your life and eyes 6 min read

Choosing the best lenses for sport

You shouldn’t have to give up your hobby due to poor vision; instead, we have some helpful solutions to help improve your vision so that you can play sport comfortably.

Your life and eyes 4 min read

Improving your visual comfort with lens coatings

Lens coatings, also known as lens enhancements, are a great way to make your lenses even more effective, improving your visual comfort and acuity. Acting as a fundamental part of your prescription lenses, lens coatings have some of the most up-to-date technology to ensure healthy vision.

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.

Your life and eyes 4 min read

Choosing the best Lenses for driving

Driving is one of many daily activities that require clear, uninterrupted vision. Whether you only drive to work and back, or you take frequent trips to multiple destinations, being able to see the road and other drivers is crucial for your and others’ safety.

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Driving safely at night with Essilor lenses

You can take steps to improve your lens performance for things like glare, which can make it more comfortable to drive at night. Lens enhancements have been specifically designed to provide clarity of vision, whether that’s through scratch-resistant properties or glare reduction.

Your life and eyes 5 min read

How do polarised lenses work?

Light can reflect off a number of different flat surfaces, including water, snow, cars and roads. When light is reflected it travels in a horizontal focus, making it difficult for us to see. The unique filter in polarised lenses block out the intense glare that follows and allowing only vertical light to enter your eye.

Your life and eyes 5 min read

A clearer picture

You’ve just chosen your new corrective lenses and lens technology to correct your vision, improve your visual comfort and support your eye health, but if your lenses are not always clean and clear you’ll be missing out on visual clarity and looking great.

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Is UV light dangerous for your eyes?

You’ve probably already heard a lot about UV light and the dangers it can pose to your health, but how much do you really know about it? Here we take an in-depth look at what UV light is, the effect it has on you and how you can protect yourself effectively from any dangers.

Your life and eyes 4 min read

How to tell if your child has a sight problem

Problems with your sight can occur at any time so as a parent it’s important that you’re aware of any changes or issues with your child’s vision. Let's take a look at why eye tests are important for children, some of the key signs to look out for and common eye conditions

Your life and eyes 4 min read

Get ready for summer with the right sunglasses

Protection from the sun doesn’t just include covering up and applying sun cream. It’s also hugely important to protect your eyes from the sun too. So, if you’re looking forward to summer, here’s a guide on just how important protective sunglasses are.

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.

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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.