All posts by Bhavin Shah

Look after your eyes on the slopes this season

You have to be fully prepared to hit the slopes for skiing and snowboarding; the correct equipment is essential for your safety and protection. Keen snowboarder and Behavioral Optometrist Bhavin Shah discuss how to protect your eyes and make the most of your vision when you’re on the slopes. Getting ready for ski-season? Anticipating the […]

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How can Pictionary help visual skills?

Pictionary is a fun game for the whole the family and for any age, there is even an edition designed for younger children (Draw Out – see below). You can even make up your own version of the game and add your own words suitable for different age groups and a variety of subjects. Hidden […]

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Cataract Assessments

Central Vision Opticians are specialists in cataract assessments.Are you concerned about your sight? Does your vision feel foggy or cloudy? Are you getting bothered by glare from headlights when driving at night? You may have the onset of a cataract. Call us now to book an assessment During your assessment, we will evaluate the extent of your […]

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Computer/VDU users: Our Top 5 Tips for protecting your eyes

  Take frequent breaks from sustained computer use. Try the 20-20-20 rule, refocus your eyes to look at an object 20 feet away, for 20 seconds every 20 minutes. By refocusing on a distant object it relaxes the muscles and reduces the strain that leads to many of the symptoms. Adjust the monitor to the […]

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How Your TV Could Have A Damaging Impact On Your Child And Their Vision

Following a recent article in the London Evening Standard based on research released by the charity Booktrust and alarming research published by Australian and American scientists in 2010 and 2011 regarding the damaging effects to children’s eyes by watching television, doing other sedentary activities such as using computers and video games and not spending enough […]

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Edinburgh Marathon 27th May 2012

The whole team at Central Vision Opticians decided earlier this year to run the Edinburgh Marathon for charity. We didn’t think back then how challenging it was going to be but thought combining getting fit and being able to help people at the same time was a great goal to try and achieve. The training […]

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