Eye Care Blog

Optimax news and insights provide a flavour of how life can be brighter and more enjoyable after treatment with us...

We hope these updates help provide you with better an understanding of our vision correction treatments and their benefits.

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16 January 2020

Author: Kate Green

All about the laser eye surgery recovery process

laser eye surgery recovery

There are many factors that come into play when you’re deciding whether or not to opt for laser eye surgery. You probably want to investigate the reputation of the company you’re having treatment with, as well as your individual surgeon’s reputation.

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14 January 2020

Author: Kate Green

What is night blindness and what are the risks?

night blindness

Night blindness, also known as nyctalopia, is a condition which means your eyes are unable to adapt to low-light conditions. This means that simple everyday activities, such as driving in the dark or popping to the bathroom during the night, become a lot more difficult.

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09 January 2020

Author: Kate Green

Why do some patterns and stripes hurt your eyes?

Have you ever looked at a still stripy pattern and felt that it was moving in front of your very eyes? Maybe you had to strain your eyes particularly hard to focus on it and differentiate one stripe from the next.

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07 January 2020

Author: Kate Green

What is glaucoma and can it be treated?

All about glaucoma

Glaucoma is a condition whereby your eyesight gradually deteriorates as a result of damage to your optic nerve. The optic nerve is at the back of your eye and becomes damaged by a build-up of pressure inside the eye – primarily due to issues with the eye’s draining area.

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02 January 2020

Author: Kate Green

Achieve 20/20 vision in 2020 with Optimax!

Happy New Year! We hope you’ve all had a wonderful festive period and a great start to the New Year. There might, however, be one way that you could make the next 12 months particularly special, and that’s by investing in vision correction treatment at Optimax.

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30 December 2019

Author: Kate Green

Why do we get dark circles under our eyes?

dark circles under eyes

This time of year can be particularly stressful and busy with lots of social engagements, hosting commitments, and late nights all round. Although many of us have a bit of extra time off work around this time of year...

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23 December 2019

Author: Kate Green

6 ways that increased Christmas drinking affects our vision

increased Christmas drinking affects vision

When we think of Christmas, we’re all imagining the amazing food, the traditional carols, and the beautiful lights. For many people, however, the festive season would not be complete without the drinks commonly consumed in the month of December...

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19 December 2019

Author: Kate Green

Boost your eye health with this Christmas salmon recipe

salmon omega 3

Christmas is just around the corner and you’re probably gearing up for a traditional roast dinner with turkey, sprouts and all the trimmings. However, if you fancy something a little different, you might want to consider a step away from your typical Christmas dinner and look some other options.

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17 December 2019

Author: Kate Green

Are you colour blind? Find out about the causes and day to day effects

Think about how many times a day we rely on our colour vision. You’re driving to work and you can see when the traffic light turns from red to green, or perhaps you’re cooking chicken for dinner and check inside to see if it’s cooked through.

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12 December 2019

Author: Kate Green

Does lack of sleep affect your vision?

Feeling tired seems to be an unavoidable part of adult life. You drag yourself out of bed at 6.30am when the alarm sounds, heading bleary-eyed for the bathroom. Fast forward an hour and you’re struggling to keep your eyes open on your commute to the office.

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