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Top tips for healthy eyes.

Follow our simple lifestyle tips to help keep your eyes and vision healthy.

Quit the habit If you smoke, you have another good reason to kick the habit. Smoking is directly linked to blindness.

It’s all relative Talk to your relatives about your family eye health history as some eye conditions have genetic links such as glaucoma or squint.

Be cool in the sun Protect your eyes when it is sunny or when you’re in high glare areas such as near snow or water.

Contact care If you wear contact lenses make sure you look after them properly.
Protect your eyes If you work with hazardous or airborne materials at work or home wear safety glasses or protective goggles to protect your eyes from injury.

Keep fit and healthy Regular exercise is essential to stay fit and healthy but it is also important that when playing sports such as squash that you wear protective eye wear such as helmets or sports goggles to protect your eyes from a flying ball.

Regular check ups Get your eyes tested every two years even if you think your vision is fine.

If you think your eye check up or contact lens check up is due give us a call now to arrange your appointment.

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