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Gain advantage points with contact lenses at Specsavers Eyre Square and Headford Road

Good vision is essential in helping people fulfil their potential in many pursuits including sports such as running, swimming, and cycling. Specsavers Eyre Square and Headford Road specialises in eye care and the professional teams are on hand to advise on the best eyewear ranges, including contact lenses.

Tom Dunne has pioneering Laser Eye Surgery

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Tom Dunne, Radio Broadcaster and Musician, has undertaken a pioneering Laser Eye Surgery treatment called Presbia that provides an alternative to reading glasses.

A new look with Gok Wan range at Specsavers

Start the new year with a fresh new look and change up your glasses with the GW by Gok Wan range, available exclusively at Specsavers. Influenced by the popular ‘geek-chic’ trend, this selection has something for everyone with a wide array of fabulous, flattering specs.

Revolutionary new contact lenses available in Mayo

As with other forms of eyewear, contact lenses are continually re-engineered and redeveloped to offer more comfort for wearers, with the most recent innovation coming from Ciba Vision/Alcon. The new Dailies Total lens, a daily disposable, features ground-breaking new comfort levels for the wearer. In technical terms, this is possible through the lens’s increase in water content from 33 per cent to more than 80 per cent from core to surface. This offers the highest breathability of any daily disposable contact lens, delivering exceptional comfort that lasts through to the end of the day.

Optilase open evening

Optilase is Ireland’s leading eye clinic, with clinics nationwide including Galway’s Shop Street alongside sister company Therapie Clinic.

Galway barrister first to undergo pioneering eye surgery

Galway barrister, Frances Treanor, from Oranmore in Galway, was one of the first patients in the country to under-go a pioneering new eye surgery at Optilase, to eliminate the need for reading glasses.

It is the end of the road for reading glasses

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A revolutionary new eye surgery at Optilase, a leading Irish laser vision correction clinic, is eliminating the need for reading glasses for the over-40s suffering from presbyopia, the technical term for the loss of crispness of our near vision. Presbyopia is a natural process that happens to everyone, even those who have previously had laser vision correction. It is estimated that more than 1.7 billion people around the world experience presbyopia; it is simply part of the ageing process.

Fourty per cent of over 55s are driving with impaired vision

Recent results on the driving standard from the over 55s in Mayo were extremely worrying and dangerous. Six out of 10 patients tested required spectacles for driving, however only two in 10 were wearing spectacles; that is a shocking four in 10 over 55s with vision which is below the legal standard.

Final call for all budding Athlone models with specs appeal

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Actress Kara Tointon teamed up with Specsavers Athlone as they launched the nationwide search for the Spectacle Wearer of the Year 2011. With the closing date for entries just around the corner, Specsavers is urging any budding models from Athlone to get involved and enter this year’s competition.

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.

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