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#6 Tip for healthy eyes

#6 Wear eye protection Protect your eyes when participating in DIY activities or sports that involve potential risk to your eyes and remember that UV protection is as important as sunscreen for skin.

Top 10 tips for healthy Eyes #2

#2 Eat a balanced diet This includes colourful fruit & vegetables, and oily fish such as salmon or mackerel or foods rich in omega oils and maintain a healthy weight to prevent high blood pressure and diabetes, diseases which impact on eye health.

My top 10 tips for healthy eyes #1

Over the next 10 posts I am going to list my 10 top tips for healthy eyes. #1 STOP SMOKING Smokers are twice as likely to go blind in later life. you have only 1 pair of eyes, look after them! Don't wait until November or the New Year to resolve to quit smoking, do it...

Vision test App

This app is also good and can be done with i-phone & i-pad for different distances! There is obviously a disclaimer on all of these apps, they are not intended to replace your routine eye exam as the apps may only highlight an issue that requires investigation by...

Free Vision Screening for 12-16 year olds for May 2014

At Nichola C. Kennedy FAOI Optometrist, Kilcullen, we are offering free vision SCREENING to all 12-16 year olds for the month of May in conjunction with EyeZone to highlight another deficiency in the state Eyecare service. In the state system the 1st vision test a...

Do you suffer from tired, gritty or uncomfortable eyes?

Do your eyes suffer from any of the symptoms listed below? A dry sensation Feel gritty Burning, stinging or itching Excessive watering Discharge Irritation from wind or smoke Redness Tiredness Photophobia (sensitivity to light) Contact lens discomfort If you tick off...

Warning- your smart phone could be damaging your eyes!

We all have them now - smart phones, tablets, e-readers, laptops, desktops, smart TVs, X-Box & Playsation, a complete array of electronics to make our lives easier and more enjoyable.  We take them everywhere with us.  We are almost inseperable now, can you...