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Fireworks and Eye Safety

Fireworks and Eye Safety Every year, in the UK, around 300 people suffer serious eye injuries as a result of accidents involving fireworks, and ten of them lose their sight. Fireworks can cause permanent eye damage by rupturing the eyeball…

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The Dangers of Wearing Novelty Contact Lenses on Halloween

The College of Optometrists advise the public against wearing novelty contact lenses this Halloween unless they are prescribed. Are you considering wearing novelty contact lenses this Halloween? You’re not alone. Research conducted by The College of Optometrists showed that 63%…

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Driving Advice in Autumn and Winter

Driving Advice in Autumn and Winter Autumn and winter can represent a challenge for drivers because of adverse weather conditions and having to spend more time on the roads in darkness especially after the clocks go back at the end…

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Eye Health Tips As Winter Sets In

As the winter deepens and we have spent more and more time indoors usually looking at screens, The College of Optometrists is urging the public to take steps to protect their vision and eye health this winter, particularly as many…

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