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Innovations in Eye Care Technology

Advances in technology have revolutionised almost every aspect of our lives, including eye care. The eye is a complex and sensitive organ that requires special care and attention to maintain its health. With the help of innovative eye care technology, optometrists can now diagnose and treat eye conditions with greater precision and efficiency. In this article, we

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Manage Nearsightedness with Menicon

At Dolphins Optometrists, we are always searching for the best lens solutions for our patients, which is why we are excited to announce the arrival of Menicon contact lenses. These revolutionary lenses have been specifically designed to treat and control nearsightedness or myopia. These unique lenses provide a proactive approach to controlling nearsightedness, allowing children and adults alike

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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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Why a Child’s Eye Test is Important

A child’s eye test is performed to assess the health and vision at a crucial point in their development. Often people rely on screening at schools for this information. However, only optometrists have the current training and tools to give a thorough child’s eye test. All our optometrists have the relevant training to perform children’s eye tests

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How to Pick the Perfect Pair of Frames for Your Face Shape

You have been prescribed glasses by your optometrist after an eye test. Now what? Luckily we have a great range of frames to look at and try on. Finding the perfect frames for your face shape is very important in considering a frame that looks good on you – after all it’s the first thing that others

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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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Using the Rodenstock eye checker which can increase cost of an eye exam

The Cost of an Eye Exam – What You Need to Know

With economic issues at the forefront of many Britons’ minds recently, more people are worried about the cost of an eye exam, groceries, energy, and other everyday expenses. Eye tests are imperative to check our eye health and deal with vision issues. Optometrists recommend you do an eye health test at least once every 2 years to

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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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