As a child getting glasses can be a big change. They may feel nervous or shy about having to wear them and it can also take some time to get used to them. The most important thing is that your child feels comfortable and confident. There are many things parents can do to ensure this, [...]
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The cold weather can really take its toll on your eyes. Even when indoors the central heating can dry out your eyes which can be extremely uncomfortable. To help you out this winter, our Harrow opticians has put together a couple of top tips to looking after your eyes this winter, and how to keep [...]
In our last post, we told you how to insert and remove your contact lenses with ease! In our latest blog, we give you some tips for looking after them, to make sure they don't damage your eyes. If you look after your lenses, they'll look after your eyes! Cleaning your lenses is so [...]
If you wear glasses, you might have considered opting for contact lenses as well! The practicality of lenses over glasses is great, pop a pair in at the start of the day and forget about them until it’s time to go to bed. There are different variants of lenses, from daily disposables, 2-weeklies and even [...]
If you’re new to wearing contact lenses, it can seem a little daunting. But there is nothing to be scared about, wearing and cleaning your lenses is simple when you’ve got the right advice to hand. Here are a couple of top tips, from our Harrow opticians, to help you wear your contact lenses comfortably! [...]
With summer almost over, it’s time to turn our attention to autumn/ winter – which means darker evening, cold nights and more time indoors. But did you know that the colder weather can also have an impact on your eyes? Our Harrow Opticians shares some of the ways in which winter can affect your vision, [...]
We’ve all heard the old wives tales about our eyes! Carrots will improve your vision and sitting too close to the TV will give you square eyes. But is any of this actually true? In this blog, our Harrow opticians debunks some of the top myths about your eyes! Eating carrots will improve vision Although [...]
Sunglasses are vital in summer, not only do they protect your eyes, but they can be the ultimate fashion accessory! Every year, there is a new trend, from modern and cool styles to classic and old-school favourites, and 2019 is no different. In this blog, our Harrow opticians explore some of the top eyewear trends [...]
According to a recent study by the National Eye Research Centre, glaucoma will affect 3.2 million people in the UK by 2050. But what is it? Many people will have heard of the condition but few actually know what it is, unless they suffer with it or know someone that does. To help you understand [...]
Didn’t think eyes were interesting? Think again! Our opticians in Harrow shares 5 interesting facts about your eyes, which you’ve probably never heard before! Blue eyes contain less melanin Ever wondered why people have different coloured eyes? It’s all down to something called melanin, a dark brown to black pigment occurring in the hair, skin [...]