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EYE CARE IN THE SUN

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Sunglasses serve an important function in protecting your eye health. You already know the harm that the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiation rays can potentially do to your skin – but these rays can also cause damage to your eyes.

Cycling Sunglasses

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When it comes to enjoying our free time, there are many activities in which we like to enjoy. One of the most important senses for these hobbies is our eyesight. Thus it is essential to ensure that our eyes are maximally protected at all times.

Your vision is precious — protect your eyes from the sun

Worshipped since the dawn of civilisation, the sun symbolises life itself. Its energy is synonymous with rejuvenation, good health, beauty, and sport. The sun, however, is not without its dangers with its intense rays. It can lead to unpleasant red eyes and potentially more serious damage, even blindness. Your optometrist can advise which type of sunglasses to protect your eyes generally, or for specific sports or occupational needs. Children in particular are extremely sensitive and without protection are all the more susceptible to long term damage. The eyes of a child under the age of 10 transmit over 75 per cent of UV radiation compared to 10 per cent in adults over the age of 25. Photochromatic lenses such as Transitions are very useful. They darken when outdoors according to the light intensity, then change back to clear when indoors. Clear high impact lenses such as Airwear also provide 100 per cent UV protection, especially for active children.

Prescription sunglasses

The recent spell of good weather has sent patients in their droves into Mongey Opticians looking for prescription sunglasses.

Women's spring 2011 accessory trends

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After addressing the season’s key looks and clothing trends, Debbie Norman, manager of BORN clothing in Newtownsmith — winner of Galway’s Best Fashion Retailer 2010 — outlines the key accessory trends for spring/summer 2011.

Specsavers and Gok Wan help you pick the perfect glasses

Today sees the launch of a new and exclusive range of frames to Specsavers in Athlone. GW by Gok Wan showcases 30 different styles to create an iconic range of fashionable designer frames at an accessible price (€149).

Notes for the season

First thing every girl should have — a signature scent. How you smell says just as much about you as how you look. A familiar smell instantly floods us with memories of a certain person. Every time I smell Estée Lauder’s Beautiful I think straight away of my best friend, who actually only wore it one summer many years ago. One to try at the moment is Tom Ford’s Black Orchid. It is warm and sensual and I love to wear it when it is raining outside — it the perfect scent for this time of year. Come into Brown Thomas’s fragrance wall and Joan or Ali, fragrance experts on counter, will get you sorted with your own signature scent.

Notes for the Season

If you are currently looking in the mirror at skin you just know could be better, and a make-up routine that needs a bit of revamping, you could not have picked a better time to reassess. We are now living in a revolutionary era for skincare and cosmetics, with more and more products delivering exactly what they promise. Box clever! Getting serious about your skincare (you will know when the time comes) involves investing in a few hardworking luxury products like Crème de Mer eye concentrate — it actually quenches and reconditions the delicate eye area while reducing the appearance of dark circles and puffiness, and of course Elizabeth Arden’s Prevage anti ageing serum — packed with powerful antioxidants, it gives great results on wrinkles, age spots, and scarring. The ingredients are powerfully concentrated, and you will find a little goes a long way, there is no need to lash it on. You know what area needs the most help and that is where to invest in a superior product.

Protect your eyes this summer with Staunton’s exciting sunglasses range

Spring is definitely in the air and it is that time of year to consider buying sunglasses if you have not already done so.

Specs get ready for spring/summer catwalk forecast

Optical trends are increasingly following fashion as stylists wake up to the fact that glasses are a key fashion accessory as well as an optical necessity.

 

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