Astigmatism

Astigmatism

Astigmatism is a very common but usually minor condition caused by an irregular-shaped cornea or lens. The symptoms can be blurred or distorted vision. If left untreated, it can also lead to headaches and eye strain. Astigmatism can go undiagnosed for years. And it...
Amblyopia (lazy eye)

Amblyopia (lazy eye)

Amblyopia – also known as “lazy eye”, is a condition that occurs usually in childhood when the vision in one eye does not develop properly. Amblyopia occurs when poor vision in one eye causes the brain to ignore the visual signals from that eye and instead use the...
DIY And Protecting Your Eyes

DIY And Protecting Your Eyes

Don’t become a statistic!According to the Eyecare Trust, more than 20,000 eye accidents happen every year to people doing DIY jobs – that’s one every 25 minutes!Don’t become a statistic and put your sight at risk. Always wear good quality safety glasses. These will...
Fun facts about eyes

Fun facts about eyes

Some things you probably didn’t know about eyes and vision! Over the front of our eye is a clear covering called the “conjunctiva”. A human eyeball weighs an ounce. The space between your eyebrows is called the glabella. The eye of a human can distinguish 500 shades...
Common Eye Problems

Common Eye Problems

Information on a range of common eye conditions and problems Specsnetwork have a library of information on eye health conditions and problems. If you are at all worried about your eyes or your vision, you can get in touch with us for a check up and advice. Many...
DRIVERS VISION IN THE NEWS

DRIVERS VISION IN THE NEWS

On the eve of National Road Safety Week (Nov 20th – 26th) it was timely to see that BBC News carried a story about the importance of good vision & regular eye examinations for drivers. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-41972450