Category Archives for Children Vision

Contact lenses that will open your eyes to more than just your sight

As a Behavioural Optometrist at Central Vision Opticians, and as Chief Optometric Officer and co-founder of a vision tech start-up I have a passion for the latest technology and the amazing possibilities it can bring to improving our vision and lives. Following the exciting news of a revolutionary proof of concept released by a team […]

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Are you getting the best from your vision?

Lots of people come to see me for advice about varifocals they’ve bought elsewhere. “I can’t get on with them, the vision is very narrow, the vision seems distorted, everything swims when I walk, I can’t walk down stairs etc” I really want to share the advice I give to my clients to give you […]

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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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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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