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Your contact lenses may be causing your dry eyes

by Toni Lennox, on 23 December 2015, Eye health, Eyes

Nearly 4 million people in the UK wear contact lenses, enjoying the benefits of clearer vision without having to wear frames.

However, more and more people experience irritated, dry eyes when wearing contact lenses which can be quite painful. Learn why contacts can dry eyes out and what natural remedies there are for you.
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Irritated, dry eyes? Your computer may be the culprit!

by Toni Lennox, on 17 December 2015, Eye health

For some, dry eyes are almost a daily occurrence due to how much time we spend looking at computer screens.

In a digital world, it is easy to forget that you are inflicting damage on your vision, but, the good news is that there are a few simple things you can do to keep your eyes protected whilst looking at computer screens.

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Reasons you have dry eyes in the morning

by Toni Lennox, on 2 October 2015, Eye health
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Waking up with dry eyes is a fairly common affliction but this does not make it any less disorientating. Waking up to find your eyelids glued together is not the best way to start the day. Find out why this happens and what you can do to give your peepers the help they need…
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Irritated eyes when swimming

by Rachel, on 18 August 2015, Eye health

Whether you are splashing in the swimming pool or sunbathing in the sea, irritated eyes after swimming can be a real problem, particularly if you are like me and hate to wear goggles. Thankfully, irritated eyes after swimming tends to be a short-lived problem, but for those couple of hours after you’ve been swimming, bloodshot eyes and a constant urge to rub them can be a real pain. Continue reading >

Red eyes? Learn how to prevent and relieve your pain

by Rachel, on 8 August 2014, Eye health

When you realise it’s not just in photographs that your eyes always look red, many people begin to bemoan this unfortunate condition. Not only is it often viewed as unsightly, but the accompanying pain can be more of a pressing concern.

Red eyes can be the result of hayfever, conjunctivitis, injury to the eye, overuse of contact lenses, smoking, and an abundance of other maladies and complaints. Although understanding the root of your problem is important for finding an effective treatment, most people long for quick relief from their symptoms. Continue reading >