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Do Digital Devices Really Affect Our Eyes?

In the light spectrum, blue light (around 500nm), has the most harmful effects on the eyes. This blue light is emitted from digital devices. Let’s face it, we live in a world of digital technology. Kids want to watch Peppa Pig on their tablets, Teenagers want to watch YouTube on their smartphones, Adults have to mee...

What’s the fuss about Polarised lenses?

So what are Polarised Lenses? You are driving home after work and you are using your cool tinted sunglasses. The sun is striking so badly onto your eyes, you feel like you want to just shut your eyes for a few seconds. You lower your car’s sun visor and try and hide behind it. You feel uncomfortable and probably ...

Which Anti-Glare Should I Choose?

THERE ARE SO MANY ANTI-GLARE COATINGS! WHICH ONE SHOULD I CHOOSE? This is a true story. With the rapid rate at which technology is advancing, one of the downsides, is the many choices we have. Mostly, we leave it to the experts and let them decide for us. But it never hurts to have a basic understanding of what we’re...

Reading Glasses? Definitely Not the First Choice!

Why Multifocals Rock! We’ve made a fun video on this topic, so be sure to scroll down and watch it! I’m practicing Optometry for 20 years. That’s an oxymoron, right? How can I still be practicing after 20 years! Anyway, the thing that really makes me unhappy, is people wearing reading glasses. Patients come in sa...

The Optical Benefit Medical Aid Guide

THE OPTICAL BENEFIT MEDICAL AID GUIDE Many people don’t really understand how their optical benefits work, so we decided to write this blog to provide you with some useful information and tips. The information in this blog is based on my experience and knowledge of medical aids in general. These useful tips are meant...

Do you Need Glasses or Not?

IS IT POSSIBLE THAT YOU NEED GLASSES? You’d think that you’d know if  your vision wasn’t great right? But that’s not always true. If you think about it, we see the way we see from the time we’re little. If we haven’t had regular eye check-ups, this is normal for us. We don’t know any better. We think eve...

How Glare & UV Light Affect Your Vision

ATTENTION, EVERYONE THAT IS SENSITIVE TO LIGHT & GLARE: Anyone who is sensitive to Light & Glare can get rid of these disturbances by using Polarised & Anti-Glare Lenses because these lenses absorb reflections, Block out UVA & UVB Light, and decreases the Blue Light from digital devices Sometimes in the...