Optegra eye health care blog

Welcome to our eye health care blog, where you'll find useful information and tips on taking care of your eyes, find out what's happening at Optegra and hear experiences from some of our patients. Stay tuned!


The dos and don’ts of contact lens hygiene

The dos and don’ts of contact lens hygiene

Our recent research revealed that more than three quarters (82%) of contact lens wearers in the UK practice bad contact lens hygiene, admitting to at least one dangerous habit, such as swimming in contact lenses.

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Festive Brain Teasers

Festive Brain Teasers

Brain teasers and optical illusions don’t necessarily trick our eyes – they trick our brains. While your eyes play an important role in vision, they are just part of a larger visual system that includes many different elements including the visual cortex of the brain. Visual information is not only just seen but interpreted by our br... Read more

The “see-food” diet: The top 10 foods that will help keep your eyes healthy

Everyone was told as a child that if they ate their carrots, it would help them see in the dark. Unlike many of the tales we are told as kids, it appears that there is actually some truth in this old saying. We’ve worked with Sophie Bertrand, a Registered Associate Nutritionist, to reveal the superfoods that will help keep your eye... Read more

Optegra: A focus on eye surgery

Optegra: A focus on eye surgery

In a partnership with the BBC, specialist eye hospital group Optegra Eye Health Care has created a stunning film to showcase its expertise and reach out to new markets overseas as well as patients travelling to the UK for medical treatment. Read more

4 simple steps parents can take to protect their child’s vision

4 simple steps parents can take to protect their child’s vision

A child’s development in school is critical to their wellbeing later in life, and since 80% of a child’s learning is through their eye sight, ensuring your child’s vision is correct should be at the forefront of every parent’s mind. However, our research, conducted by the Optegra Eye Science research team, revealed tha... Read more


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