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When Should I Have My Child’s Eyes Tested?

One of the most common questions we receive at our practice is from parents wondering when the best time and what age is most appropriate for their child or children to be seen for their first sight test appointment. The thing that makes it most difficult for parents to know when to take their children… read more »

Posted on 18th December 2015 under Childrens Eye Care,NHS.

Children’s Eye Care Leicester – Can outdoor play help our kids’ eyes?

A recent study showed that regular outside play could curb short-sightedness (myopia) in children. Researchers in China tested two groups of school children over a three-year period. They found that those children who were regularly playing outside were less likely to become short-sighted. Two groups were tested: one had 40 minutes of scheduled outdoor play… read more »

Posted on 18th September 2015 under Childrens Eye Care.

Children’s Glasses Now More Chic Than Geek

Wearing  glasses once meant being a target for cruel nicknames in the playground. But these days, far from being uncool, children are more likely to sport fashionable ‘geek-chic’ frames. Once hideously uncool, glasses are now the face furniture of choice for many hipsters and celebs. And children’s glasses are following suit. Glasses as a fashion accessory Part… read more »

Posted on 24th February 2015 under Childrens Eye Care.

National Eye Health Week

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg MP backed National Eye Health Week (September 17-23) when he met Ceri Jackson, chair of the National Eye Health Week steering group in Wales. Nick Clegg Said: ‘I am delighted to support the work of National Eye Health Week in promoting the importance of eye health. Many of us would… read more »

Posted on 18th September 2012 under Childrens Eye Care,Eye Tests Leicester,National Eye Health Week,Opticians Leicester.

Why are eye tests important?

Regular eye tests are important because your eyes don’t usually hurt when something is wrong. A sight test will show if you need to get glasses for the first time or change your current glasses. A sight test is also a vital health check for your eyes. It can pick up early signs of conditions… read more »

Posted on 18th April 2012 under Childrens Eye Care,Diabetes,Eye Tests Leicester,Glaucoma,Macular degeneration,Opticians Leicester.

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