Aging and vision loss don’t have to go hand in hand, with early intervention there is a lot that can be don’t to prevent vision loss and eye related diseases. This may require some life style changes but if you start early you can keep your eye healthy and strong throughout your life. The good news here is that these simple lifestyle changes will not only benefit your eyes but will also benefit the rest of your health and fitness

Known internationally as the theft of sight glaucoma is a serious eye disease. We all know at least one famous Irish person who suffers from glaucoma; we are of course talking about Bono. But do you know what glaucoma is or who is at risk?Glaucoma is the name given to the group of eye diseases, which affect the pressure in the eye. Increased pressure in the eye is also known as intraocular pressure.

The Association of Optometrists is always offer some great advice on Eye Health, below are 10 interesting facts on eyes from the AOI.  Our eyes are one of our most important senses, its how we take in information, but despite using our eyes every day what do you really know about your eyes?Below are some fun facts about the Human eye! 1.    You’ve see RGB written on your TV, these are the three colours that make up the light spectrum, every colour we see is made up of these three light colours, Red, Green a

EyeZone members have a special introductory offer of €69 for a pair of high quality branded glasses.Free Eye Exam for Medical Card and PRSI customersEyeZone opticians will also provide the bi-annual free eye examinations that medical card and PRSI customers are entitled to. For full details on this fantastic offer call into your nearest EyeZone optician today!

Our sight is so important to us and yet many people fail to look after their eye health which unfortunately can lead to sight impairment or even vision loss.

The Eye Doctors of Ireland encourage people to take positive steps to protect their sight, an action aimed at ultimately improving the nation's eye health and contributing towards a reduction in avoidable sight loss.

Don’t be tricked this Halloween, the dangers of cosmetic contact lenses are not so easy to see….

Boo….. It’s time to dress up as a ghost, witch or you favourite cartoon character but it’s important to remember that whatever you choose to dress up as, you only want it to be for one night.

EyeZone Opticians (Irelands largest group of independent Opticians) is proud to support local and during this Olympic year we have a very special chance to support a local athlete, a champion who’s pushing beyond the bounds of possibility and physical limitations to compete at the highest levels of sports at the Paralympic games in Rio 2016.

Don’t forget to get their eyes checked in the back to school rush

At the moment its all about slipping on the flip flops and slopping on sun screen, but soon it will be about school bags & books and getting ready for those formative school years.

We’ve been watching the Fall/Winter 2016 runway shows, following all your favorite fashion designers, and keeping tabs on celebrity street style to see what trends are going to be hits this spring. After all, stylish accessories are what we do best. Here’s our definitive guide to the looks you’ll want to be wearing this year.

For Women

Shield your eyes in style with oversized angular frames, glamorous upswept silhouettes, and the most noteworthy trend this year — rounded shades with an eye-catching mirrored lens.

A regular eye exam should be part of your regular health checkup routine, like an dental or doctors visit, an optical check up is advised at the minimum every 2 years for normal healthy eyes.

But did you know that this is covered for FREE for every person in full time employment paying PRSI or every person with a medical card. We all have a habit of putting these things off, but it’s so important to have our eyes checked. Have a look at the issues you may not know about here.