Research confirms cheap glasses affect health
Buying cheap “off the peg” ready made reading glasses may damage your eyesight according to research carried out by ‘Which’ consumer magazine which reveals that the majority of self-prescribed glasses affect health.
In their research, ‘Which’ checked 18 pairs of glasses from high street stores and they found problems with almost half of them... Read more [...]
About Colour Blindness
What is colour blindness?
Colour blindness is a condition that affects a significant percentage of the population. It is the inability to perceive colour differences under normal conditions and the decreased ability to see colour. It is not actual blindness and many people who are colour blind are still able to see objects clearly, but there is a deficiency of colour vision.
Colour blindness can change a life
Colour blindness can change a life and it makes reading and learning harder for children and young adults and it makes pursuing certain careers impossible... Read more [...]
£40 off Varilux Varifocals Voucher
You can now save up to £40 and enjoy wider fields of view and clearer vision with the latest generation of Varilux lenses.
Enjoy vision at all distances with Varilux Lenses and when you buy a complete pair of Varilux spectacles you can save up to £40.
Just print out the Chapman optician voucher from the link below and bring it into the practice when you order or collect your glasses.
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Eye Tests Are Crucial For Health
According to a 2010 survey by Mintel, 1 in 5 adults admit to either rarely having an eye test or never having one at all. For many people an eye test can be a distraction; if you don’t think you need glasses then why bother going to see an optician? However this doesn’t tell the full story and an eye test can reveal much more about your health than just your eyesight.
An eye test can detect a range of poor health conditions including diabetes
Far from simply assessing your need for glasses, an eye test can detect conditions such as diabetes... Read more [...]