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NIGHT TIME DRIVING
CAN YOUR DIET EFFECT YOUR SIGHT?
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NIGHT TIME DRIVING

DRIVING AT NIGHT,
HOW WELL DO YOU SEE?

I would like to highlight some simple steps you can take to ensure that you see as well as possible while driving your car, particularly at night.

Millions of British drivers admit that they find it harder to see clearly when driving after dark and it’s a fact that more road accidents occur at night than during the day. Common night driving problems include blurred vision, difficulty focusing and dazzle or flare. Low light levels at night cause the pupil of the eye to become larger and this can accentuate any focusing errors – no matter how minor – causing blur.

CAN YOUR DIET EFFECT YOUR SIGHT?

Can your diet effect your sight?

We all know that a good diet means good health, but can what you eat have an impact on your eyes?

Some research has suggested that certain foods, such as vegetable, fish, nuts and spices all contribute to the overall health of your eyes. Obviously you can’t beat regular eye tests to keep your eyes in tip top condition, but you can take little steps to help them be at their best.

Top 10 Foods for your Eyes

1.Dark Chocolate = Yes, it’s true, chocolate is good for you! Dark chocolate is high in anti-oxidants and flavanoids helping protect blood vessels, which your eyes need to makes sure that the cells of the retina get the nutrients required to keep working.

EYE WEAR CONSULTATIONS

Our eye wear consultations are free of charge and are available to existing customers, new customers booking an eye examination, or we also welcome customers bringing prescriptions from elsewhere.

Our consultations are all about YOU.
A personalised service for each individual carried out by qualified trained Dispensing Opticians.
We thoroughly enjoy eye wear consultations, every consultation is as unique as you are. 
We take time, over a cuppa if you wish and make the experience fun and enjoyable.

Specs from £39.00

 
During these tough economic times it's great to know that quality and affordability can still go hand in hand with our latest offer!
 
Along with our range of designer frames, high tech materials and advanced lenses we are pleased to offer our new "Economy Range".
 
You can pick up a pair of basic distance or reading glasses from just £39.00
 
 

FREE PAIR OF LENSES

When one pair just isn’t enough….
FREE specialist iD WorkStyle pair just for you.  
Hoyalux iD WorkStyle

You may already wear varifocal or bifocal glasses, or use spectacles for reading, but you have probably noticed that these lenses still have their limitations when it comes to many of today's demanding close vision tasks i.e computers, laptops, reception work, plumbing, playing cards...the list is endless.

A whole range of spectacle lenses are now available that specifically target close up and middle distance vision and these are known as 'Enhanced Reading Lenses'

EYE EXAMINATIONS

Eye examinationHaving regular eye checks is not just about your sight - but your health in general.

By examining your eyes our optometrists can detect a whole range of different health problems:
 
  • High blood cholesterol, which can lead to heart disease, stroke and heart attack
  • High blood pressure leading to similar problems
  • Thyroid disease
  • Neurological conditions such as multiple sclerosis
  • Diabetes - almost 2 million people are affected by diabetes in the UK and possibly 1 million more may have the condition without realising it

CHRISTMAS PRESENT

Christmas gingerbread competitionIn need of inspiration for a Christmas gift this year?
Well one idea, and one that I've been asked for a lot this year, is gift vouchers for new spectacles. In these difficult financial times a gift voucher can be a real godsend.
 A lot of older people would so benefit from the new technology in modern lens design yet seem to feel guilty about spending money on themselves.
 Gift vouchers are the ideal answer.
It's not just the elderly, many younger people would love to try contact lenses and find vouchers a fantastic present to get them started.