Botox is one of the most popular non invasive cosmetic procedures offered, with millions of people seeking out the procedure to combat aging and fine lines. In the U.K., Botox and fillers make up for 90% of cosmetic procedures, and the market for the two are worth £2.75 billion. With such a large population seeking out the procedure, it’s important that the risks associated are discussed thoroughly, especially when it comes to your vision.
At this time of year, we get many people asking about novelty contact lenses. With lots of Halloween parties and events going on, it's a popular accessory, but there are true-to-life horrors that come with it...
With summer now far behind us and the winter sports season upon us, it is essential to continue to raise awareness of the importance of protecting eyes from UV damage at all times. A UK survey of contact lens wearers has shown that while 65% of them are concerned about protecting their eyes from harmful UV rays only 6% consider using protection on a cloudy day. Further to this, 90% state they only feel exposed to UV rays in summer,1 however, it is well established that UV exposure can be a significant risk all year round and the hours of peak exposure for the eyes can differ from those of skin.
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