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Understand why it is important to grasp the effects of pollution on eyes

Our eyes are one of the most sensitive organs in our body, and they are constantly exposed to environmental factors such as UV radiation, pollution on eyes, and allergens. These environmental factors can have a significant impact on our eye health and can lead to various eye problems, including cataracts, macular degeneration, and dry eye […]

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A gentlemen getting his eyes check after learning about what is presbyopia

What is Presbyopia and what is Astigmatism?

People have often heard these terms but may still wonder what is presbyopia and astigmatism. They are both different types of refractive (focussing) problems with the eye. Their cause, symptoms, and how they get diagnosed are different too. To determine whether you may be suffering from these, you will need to go to an optometrist

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Dry Eyes – Everything You Need to Know

Dry eyes is very common in the UK, with one in four people suffering from it. It occurs when your eyes cannot make enough tears or stay wet long enough. This can be very uncomfortable for those with it and sometimes cause vision issues. WHO IS AT RISK OF DRY EYES? Unfortunately, anyone can suffer from dry eye. However, it

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Patients getting an eye examination

How to Prepare for Your Eye Examination

An optometrist will recommend a regular eye examination as it is essential to check your eye health and vision. Some people often find visiting optometrists intimidating. However, you can rest assured that our friendly team at Dolphins Optometrists will ensure that your visit is as comfortable as possible. Knowing how to prepare for your eye test can

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