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Myopia Control. There maybe a lot of parents concerned and perhaps confused about myopia control. What is it and why is there so much attention around this now? Globally children are getting more shortsighted (myopic), at an alarming rate. There are many reasons but the obvious one...

MiyoSmart - A break through in Myopia Control Lenses for Children WHAT IS MYOPIA? Myopia, near-sightedness or short-sightedness, is the inability to see things clearly in the distance. It happens when the eye grows too long. People with myopia see things that are up close clearly whereas...

Trehalose in Eye Drops. Patients often ask in our clinics, which are the best eye drop for dry eyes? There are a lot of drops and many treatments available, and the market is only increasing, further sub-dividing categories within the dry eye space. As we understand...

Dry Eyes. Dry eyes is an escalating problem for many people, for lots of reasons. We know our dependency on digital devices and working from home has got to be a factor, and it is. If you look at the stats around the increase in digital...

Zoom Fatigue – are your eyes suffering? Working from home was something that a minority of the population participated in up until the beginning of 2020. It was often perceived as something isolated and lonely. Then the world was turned upside down and working from home...

[caption id="attachment_11744" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Vitamin D exposure[/caption] How much Vitamin D do we need? Vitamin D and our requirements is very much on people's minds due to the changes COVID has forced upon us. The enforced lockdowns has greatly affected our outdoor activities and foreign holiday plans....

OpticalRooms is pleased to offer the latest in Fog Free Spectacle Lenses [caption id="attachment_13232" align="aligncenter" width="589"] Essilor Optifog spectacle lenses[/caption] Are you sick of your glasses fogging up? There are so many ways to try to avoid this problem exacerbated by our mask wearing new norm. At OpticalRooms,...

VIRTUAL VDU ASSESSMENT – NOT A SHORT-TERM FIX BUT, RATHER, A LONG-TERM SOLUTION. [caption id="attachment_12971" align="alignright" width="473"] Virtual VDU Assessment[/caption] At OpticalRooms we appreciate that working from home (WFH) is a hot topic. Home workstations vary dramatically, as well as the various locations and devices used throughout the working day....

Your eyes are so important to your daily life… but are you taking care of them properly? Everyone has a daily hygiene routine of shower (daily), brush teeth (several times a day), wash hands (as often as possible, in these difficult times) – but people generally...

Here we share the most recent comprehensive research on dry eye disease to date and how to potentially self manage. Over a 2-and-a-half-year period, involving 150 clinicians and research experts, from around the world, a global consensus on the treatment and management of dry eye disease...

Worried about attending an eye test during the Covid-19 Pandemic? Don´t worry, here is what we are doing to ensure your safety and protection! We want to show you that we care about more than just your eyes! People have expressed concerns about visiting their optician for...

Protecting Your Child's Eyes During The Coronavirus Pandemic.  The coronavirus pandemic has transformed the way our children learn, and it could be having an impact on their eyes. With online remote learning becoming the norm, children are spending more and more time in front of computers. Many...