Eye Health Central

Eye Blog

Welcome to our eye blog page.

Through our use of blogs we hope to address important and fun topics that are eye related, some more so than others.

Recycling contact lenses

Recycling contact lenses

11 Sep 2020

We are all involved in recycling - card, paper, aluminium cans, plastics (where possible) etc but what do we do about our contact lenses?

Disposable contact lenses are now the most popular type of lenses since their introduction in 1987 and with over 3 million wearers in the UK alone, that’s a lot of potential waste. Find out how to recycle your contact lenses.

First Time Contact Lens Wearers Questions Answered

First Time Contact Lens Wearers Questions Answered

11 Sep 2020

If you are considering ditching your glasses and switching to contact lenses for the first time you may have many questions, although your optician will be able to answer most of your questions for you, there are some that are good to have answered before your first contact lens fitting.

From will contact lenses hurt? to which lenses are best for me? we cover it all.

Why contact lenses are better than glasses

Why contact lenses are better than glasses

11 Sep 2020

Are contact lenses better than glasses is a good question, and although some people love their glasses we can give 10 great reason why you might want to swap your glasses for contact lenses.

From great unimpeded vision to changing your eye colour, it may be time for you to reconsider contact lenses.

Guide Dogs for the Blind, 4 amazing ways they help

Guide Dogs for the Blind, 4 amazing ways they help

11 Sep 2020

We have all heard about fantastic work Guide Dogs put into helping assist a person with visual impairment. But did you know they not only supply Seeing Dogs for the blind but they also provide, Buddy Dogs, CustomsEyes books and family support?

Read on to find out exactly what these are.

8 Tips for Healthy eyes

8 Tips for Healthy eyes

18 Oct 2020

We are all becoming more health conscious, increasing exercise, watching our diet which whilst great for self esteem and mental well being, this is also beneficial to your eye health. It's easy to take our eyes for granted but a little time put in to keeping them safe and healthy will help promote good long term eye health.