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Áine Higgins, Optometrist at Mongey Opticians, who was recently named UK and Irish Optician of the Year 2010, suggests ways student can avoid eyestrain while studying for examinations.
People will often self prescribe with ready readers and use it an excuse not to have an eye test. In my experience people will pick a stronger lens. People think if it magnifies it more, they are getting a better quality set of spectacles but that is not true. Choosing a spectacle off the shelf which allows you to read certain text size does not mean that it is the correct strength. It is important that the reading correction be balanced for both eyes and that the magnification is exact in order not to cause eyestrain that may result in accelerated deterioration.
At Athenry Opticians, Ailbhe Ní Ráighne and her staff pride themselves on the friendly, relaxed, atmosphere within the practice and the rapport they have with their patients.
People over the age of 40 could be risking their eyesight as they may be unaware they have glaucoma, the second largest cause of unnecessary blindness.