Eye Care News

Keeping Your Eyes Safe from the Sun

Protecting your eyes from the sun is just as important as slathering on the sunscreen, and at EyeQ we have a great range of trendy, top quality sunglasses to suit all preferences. From Prada to Maui Jim, and Oakley and Ray Ban to Armani, t...

Am I Nearsighted or Farsighted?

In order to see clearly, light must be refracted through the cornea to focus perfectly on the retina at the back of the eye. Not doing so causes blurry vision. Depending on where the light lands, either in front or behind the retina, will ...

Plastic or Metal Frames?

It's a tough decision choosing the right type of glasses that you will be comfortable with, and so a lot of the time we get asked "Which type of glasses frame is better for me… Metal or Plastic?" Altogether there is no real outrigh...

Top Make Up Tips for Glasses Wearers

Wearing glasses and applying make up isn’t always easy, and for first-time glasses wearers it can be a little daunting! EyeQ has come up with a list of handy tips to help those who wear glasses really rock their look! Pick Phenomenal Fr...

Contact Lenses

Top Tips for New Contact Lens Wearers

At EyeQ our Optometrists can help you decide what type of contact lenses are best for you. Whether you opt for hard or soft lenses, daily disposables or longer wearing options there is sure to be a product that suits your lifesty...

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Diabetes and Your Eyesight

Diabetes affects a huge number of people both in South Africa and across the globe, and it’s a condition that can affect your eyesight permanently. Recent campaigns on World Diabetes Day have highlighted the importance of looking after you...

Understanding Laser Eye Surgery

Over the last decade, laser surgery has become an increasingly popular option with those looking to correct their eyesight. Different laser refractive surgery techniques are used to correct conditions such as myopia, astigmatism and hyperm...

Looking After Your Eyes as You Age

As you get older your body undergoes a number of changes, and the ageing process also affects your eyes. You might find that you start holding books further away from you, that seeing in dim light is harder, or that your vision becomes a l...