Many people may have heard of astigmatism, but there is often a lot of confusion about what exactly it is. Although it is quite common, a lot of people don’t know what it is or the effects it has on someone. I’m here to talk you through exactly what astigmatism is to give you a better understanding of the condition.
The past year has seen the majority of the population spending substantially more time at home. And whether you’ve been working from home, trying to keep occupied whilst furloughed or you have children being home-schooled, your eyecare needs your attention. This is particularly important now that we are into our third national lockdown.
At Vision Centre, Gloucester, we value our planet and our people, which is why we are happy to announce that we are further reducing our carbon footprint. Our waste will be 100% eco-friendly and green meaning it can be recycled or is biodegradable.
Opticians across the U.K have been working tirelessly throughout the coronavirus pandemic that has swept across the globe. At Vision Centre, we have been doing our bit to keep the community safe.
I read recently of Chinese researchers who have developed a smart contact lens that changes colour as it reacts to changes in pressure and moisture.
The Journal of Materials Chemistry B described the technology allows the lenses to provide a suitable point of care diagnosis of eye diseases.