How an OCT Scan Detects Glaucoma

OCT Scan Detects Glaucoma

World Glaucoma Week, 10th-16th March, serves as a poignant reminder of the important role diagnostic equipment like optical coherence tomography (OCT) plays in the timely detection of glaucoma. In this blog, we dive into how regular eye exams and OCT scans are key in maintaining excellent eye health and preventing the detrimental effects of conditions … Continue reading “How an OCT Scan Detects Glaucoma”

Our top sunglass picks for summer

Our top sunglass picks for summer

At Bagot Optometrist we understand that with sunglasses, it’s important to balance style, comfort, and practicality. And with so much choice it can be hard to find your perfect match. But fear not. We have cherry-picked our top sunglasses for this summer. Ray-Bans Ray-Bans have been providing stylish, premium lenses and frames for generations. Wayfarer … Continue reading “Our top sunglass picks for summer”

Tom Davies – Bespoke British Eyewear for a Truly British Summer

As the Queen’s Jubilee is behind us and Wimbledon is fast approaching, we couldn’t be more thrilled to celebrate British heritage. That’s why we want to shine a spotlight on Tom Davies bespoke glasses, a brand which perfectly encapsulates the resilient and unwavering British spirit. Read on to discover how Tom Davies glasses can help … Continue reading “Tom Davies – Bespoke British Eyewear for a Truly British Summer”

Glasses vs. contact lenses for spring

While glasses can form a unique part of your identity, it’s good to have the option to go for a natural look. As spring approaches, we’re talking you through the advantages of glasses and contact lenses to help you decide which is best for you. Read on to learn more… Reasons to consider glasses Allergies … Continue reading “Glasses vs. contact lenses for spring”

Our Top Eye Care Tips For 2022

The start of a new year is the perfect time to introduce new habits into your life to become a healthier version of yourself. In this post, we’re sharing our top eye care tips that will help you enjoy better vision and healthier eyes all year long. Reduce screen time These days, we spend far … Continue reading “Our Top Eye Care Tips For 2022”

How to spot cataract symptoms this winter

Cataracts are very common and in most cases, they are age-related, with at least a third of people aged over 65 developing cataracts in one or both eyes. What are cataracts? A cataract occurs when the clear, natural lens in your eye becomes cloudy due to protein build up, affecting your vision. They can be … Continue reading “How to spot cataract symptoms this winter”

Back to school eyecare tips for kids

Making sure your child is ready to go back to school is important, especially when it comes to their vision. Good eyesight is a crucial part of the learning process so it’s essential their eyes are in top condition. Follow our guide below to make sure your child can fulfill their learning potential. Know the … Continue reading “Back to school eyecare tips for kids”

5 Tips for Contact Lens Wearers This Summer

Taking care of your eyes is important year-round. However, the summer months bring problems including increased UV exposure and allergies. This can be especially troublesome for contact lens wearers. Luckily, there are several ways that those of you who wear contact lenses can look after your eyes this summer. Here are our top 5 summertime … Continue reading “5 Tips for Contact Lens Wearers This Summer”

How to Prevent Allergies from Affecting Your Eyes

How to Prevent Allergies from Affecting Your Eyes

Here in Cumbria, we’re incredibly lucky to be surrounded by spectacular scenery. However, for allergy sufferers that comes at a price. They can experience itchy, red and puffy eyes when pollen from grass, trees and flowers makes contact with the surface of their eyes. These allergens activate an immune response in the body, causing histamine … Continue reading “How to Prevent Allergies from Affecting Your Eyes”

National Lockdown – Eyecare Services Update

National Lockdown – Eyecare Services

The last 12 months have brought unprecedented changes to our daily lives. We understand that you may feel anxious about coming in for your appointment, so we wanted to take this opportunity to reassure you that we’re following safety guidelines to the letter, and are here for you when you need us. Managing the Risk … Continue reading “National Lockdown – Eyecare Services Update”