Your eyes during lockdown

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We care about your eyes during lockdown The outbreak of COVID-19 has made the home the centre for working, learning and socialising from a distance. Companies have enabled systems to allow employees to work remotely, parents are homeschooling children, and people are staying connected to the world by being online. This new way of living […]

When to replace your contacts

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Knowing when to Replace Your Contacts Wеаrіng соntасt lenses rеԛuіrеѕ a lіttlе more attention thаn uѕіng glаѕѕеѕ. Thе contacts nееd to bе сlеаnеd аnd аftеr a сеrtаіn аmоunt оf uѕе, thеу will nееd tо bе rерlасеd. Yоur contact rерlасеmеnt ѕсhеdulе will dереnd еntіrеlу uроn thе tуре of соntасt lеnѕеѕ thаt уоu сhооѕе to gо wіth. […]

Screen time is affecting young adults

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Screen time affects vision and wellbeing in students and young adults Young adults are spending more time in front of computer and tablet screens, and it is impacting their vision. Overexposure to screens has implications for eyes and can affect a person’s overall wellbeing. Red, tired and irritated eyes, blurred vision, headaches and general fatigue […]

Visual Awareness

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Visual Awareness is Key! Visual awareness may save your life We all know about the unacceptable levels of crime in South Africa, a murder every 25 minutes (Afghanistan’s murder rate is 13 times less), a rape every 26 seconds, grievous bodily harm cases over 500 per day. We need to face up to the reality […]

Are you an eye doctor?

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Fancy yourself an eye doctor? There are great risks involved Nowadays everyone is a doctor. Simply hop onto the internet, do some research, self-diagnose the problem and then head to the pharmacy for a remedy. When it comes to the eyes – the windows to the world – self-diagnosis and treatment with the wrong “solution” […]

Do you suffer from Dry eyes?

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Do you suffer from Dry Eyes? Have you noticed that more and more people are complaining about dry eyes? Well, they may not specifically be complaining about a dry eye, however they may have the following symptoms; Irritated eyes, Red eyes, Teary eyes, Itchy eyes, Tired eyes, Blurry eyes This may occur at any time […]

Changes in vision as we age

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Changes in our vision as we age The effects of ageing eyes become more common once we’ve hit the milestone age of 40. The ageing process causes our eyes to be less efficient in performing normal visual functions and results in individuals needing additional eye-care assistance to see well. Don’t be alarmed if you start […]

Do you wear sunglasses when you cycle?

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Hit the Road [Safely] with Cycling Sunglasses If you don’t typically use glasses for vision correction, you’re probably wondering why anyone would consider cycling sunglasses a necessity. But in our hot, bright climate, you really should think of adding them to your biking routine. Dynamic Vision takes a peek into exactly why this is. Sun […]

Excessive screen time is damaging our eyes

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Excessive screen time is damaging our eyes Alarming statistics suggest that the average adult spends more than 11 hours staring at a screen in some shape or form every day.1 In South Africa specifically, according to a 2016 article by htxt Africa, screen time per person is just under 5 hours a day.2 This has likely increased […]

Buying a new pair of glasses

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Buying a new pair of glasses When buying a new pair of spectacles, many people make the mistake of not spending enough time considering their options.  These include variations of lenses, frame materials and quality, design specifications as well as coatings. It is also vital to consider all lifestyle factors when choosing prescription lenses for your spectacles […]