Dealing with the effects of hay fever – what’s the antidote for your eyes?

It’s that time of year again. The first tree blossoms and spring flowers are here AND seasonal allergies are starting to show. Sneezing and a runny nose are one thing, but sore, itchy eyes can be one of the worst effects of hay fever. You don’t have to suffer in silence though – we have … Continue reading “Dealing with the effects of hay fever – what’s the antidote for your eyes?”

Why do your eyes need UV protection in winter?

In this day and age, most of us are familiar with the dangers that the sun’s harmful UV rays pose to both our skin and eyes. That’s why during the summer, we take the best possible precautions in protecting ourselves and our loved ones. One way we do so is through UV protection for our … Continue reading “Why do your eyes need UV protection in winter?”

Maintaining 20/20 vision in 2020

As 2020 begins, you may be making plans to get fit and improve your health for the year ahead. But what are your plans for your eye health? Just like any other part of your body, your vision needs looking after. There are many common eye problems that could put your vision at risk if … Continue reading “Maintaining 20/20 vision in 2020”

Why choose Zeiss lenses for glasses this winter?

How confident do you feel on the road when the weather takes a turn for the worst? Driving at night through sleet, snow or rainfall is certainly more demanding on your attention, but it also poses a greater challenge for your vision. This is something the technology experts at Zeiss, one of the world’s leading … Continue reading “Why choose Zeiss lenses for glasses this winter?”

Carolina Herrera Glasses: femininity and elegance

December means Christmas, carols and Carolina Herrera, well, at least it does at Ferrier & MacKinnon Optometrists! Carolina Herrera is our eyewear brand of the month and with the dark, wintery days of the season, there is no better choice to brighten things up than the vibrant, colourful frames created by this Venezuelan fashion label. … Continue reading “Carolina Herrera Glasses: femininity and elegance”

Our top foods for eye health

Would you say your diet is healthy? Have you considered how your diet could be affecting your vision? To help you enjoy good eye health, let’s take a look at our top 3 foods for eye health as well as 3 foods that don’t do your eye health any favours ahead of National Eye Health … Continue reading “Our top foods for eye health”

The first ever Mulberry UK Eyewear Collection in store!

Do you want to be the one setting the trend instead of following the crowd? When it comes to eyewear, there is one way you can stand out from the crowd this summer – with Mulberry UK! Best known for their bags, this year, luxury British brand Mulberry launched its first ever eyewear range and … Continue reading “The first ever Mulberry UK Eyewear Collection in store!”

Picking the best sunglasses for UV protection this summer

There’s more than this summer’s styles to consider when you pick out your sunglasses. A good quality pair of UV protection sunglasses will shield your eyes from the sun’s harmful UV radiation. Before we dive into what to consider when picking the best sunglasses for UV protection, it’s useful to know a bit about UV … Continue reading “Picking the best sunglasses for UV protection this summer”

The Ultimate Mother’s Day Gift from Ferrier And Mackinnon

Countless dinners cooked, pick-ups and drop-offs to school and friends’ houses, hugs when you’re happy and hugs when you’re down, that’s mums for you. Always there, day in, day out. Wouldn’t it be great if you could give your mum a Mother’s Day gift that will add a bit of sparkle to the humdrum of … Continue reading “The Ultimate Mother’s Day Gift from Ferrier And Mackinnon”

Dry January, Not So Dry Eyes

Did you overindulge with the alcohol over the festive period? Are you planning on giving it a up as part of Dry January? It’s a great idea if you want to get healthy, shed a few pounds and take care of your eye health. Surprised by that last one? Research has shown that drinking too … Continue reading “Dry January, Not So Dry Eyes”