How to Sleep Better At Night

How to Sleep Better At Night We’ve all been there – no matter how hard you try, you just can’t fall asleep. Sleep is a huge part of our health cycle, and it affects our productivity as well as physical health factors like our weight and our disposition towards certain health problems and diseases. It’s […]

Ever wondered what it’s like to be colour blind ?

Ever wondered what it’s like to be colour blind ? Colour deficiency is a very common problem, with 1 in 12 men being colour deficient. Of course, for those who aren’t colour deficient, it’s very hard to imagine what it’s like to be colour blind. For people with colour blindness, they perceive colours in a […]

Headache sufferer? Let’s explore why and what can be done

Headaches are a nuisance, they’re something we’d preferred to avoid. There are many different types of headaches, about 80% of us suffer from headaches every year. Let’s have a look at the different types of headaches. Sinus Headaches Sinuses can become inflamed, due to infections, so this can cause pain. It can be associated with […]

Coloured overlays could help your child read better

Coloured overlays are usually used to help visual stress that can occur from specific learning difficulties such as dyslexia and autistic spectrum disorders. It can help to improve their performance in reading and writing that patients with visual stress may find difficult. Visual stress, also known as Meares-Irlen syndrome is a common problem that patients […]

What are the effects of blue light on ocular health and circadian rhythms?

Abstract In the digital age, our day to day lives are increasingly surrounded by artificial light created by light filaments and digital devices. Natural sunlight cannot penetrate thick walls in large shopping centres, meaning commercial lighting fixtures are built as a replacement. Traditional use of pen and paper has declined with computer screens now in […]

Age-related Macular Degeneration: Is Blue Light A Risk Factor?

The main cause of vision loss and blindness in the western world is a condition called Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD). AMD is degeneration of the macula, which is the part of the retina responsible for the sharp, central vision needed to read or drive. The most commonly diagnosed form – “dry” AMD – is usually […]