Frames

Frames: Different eyeglass frame materials greatly expand your options for a new look. While shopping for new eyeglasses or sunglasses find out variety in colors, durability, lightness, favorite brands, hypoallergenic materials, uniqueness and price. In fact, finding eyeglasses with the qualities that are most important to you could be as simple as choosing the right frames material, because each type has its own unique strengths. Plastic and metal are the basic materials used in making the spectacle frames. Again there are different metals and different plastics used by manufacturers. At Eye Care Centre you will have wide range of stylish, trendy collection with different materials suitable for your life style. You can find local as well as international brands for …

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Computer Vision Syndrome

Computer!!!!!! Now this has become part and parcel of the modern world and its usage and involvement is there everywhere and in every and every field. It won’t be a surprise that one is handicapped without it. The contribution of the computer in the development of the world is enormous. Meanwhile it has got its impact on the health of the people who are using. People are having different problems with different complaints. The general feeling of tiredness and discomfort experienced by millions of computer users around the world is called “Computer Vision Syndrome” (CVS). CVS is the term used to describe a broad range of health issues arising from prolonged usage of computer devices. Common indicators or symptoms of …

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Contact lenses

Do you know that Contact Lenses have been around for more than a century? Over a century of substantial research and development has gone into making contact lenses a very comfortable and convenient form of vision correction. New materials and designs mean that almost everyone today can wear contact lenses successfully. People of all ages can be fitted with contact lenses although special care is needed for the very young and elderly. Common sight defects such as short sightedness and long sightedness are easily corrected with contact lenses. But now conditions such as astigmatism and presbyopia can also be very effectively treated with contact lenses. Know your contacts!!! Soft Lenses Soft lenses are the most popular and widely used lenses …

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Children tips

Eyecare for Your Kid’s Eyes Your child’s poor vision could lead to poor performance at school. Learn what you can do as a parent to give the best vision to your child by recognizing the signs of poor vision. Conditions like refractive errors and strabismus can lead to a lazy eye if left undetected in the early years of life. Although most children have good eye sight in infancy, any defects such as squint unless treated at an early age will cause problems later on in life. As a parent, you strive to help your child develop into a healthy adult. Therefore, below are few signs that you could look out for or your child’s teacher may notice. Frequent eye …

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Astigmatism

In some cases the eye is more curved along a particular axis and this is corrected by means of astigmatic lenses i.e. cylindrical lenses. Astigmatism does not usually occur alone but along with myopia or hyperopia. Astigmatic correction is represented as the cylindrical power of your prescription. Spectacles and contact lenses are the options to correct Astigmatism. Try and choose a frame shape that’s not too big. If your astigmatism is moderate or high don’t choose too high a refractive index. Eye Care Centre has a very well equipped lab with modern lens processing and advanced lens fitting machines with well experienced technicians. Eye Care Centre also deals with international brands like Essillor, Hoya, Zeiss brands and disposing polycarbonate, CR39, …

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Common Eye diseases in Uganda

1. Cataract Cataract is a condition of total opacity / cloudiness of natural crystalline lens where by the vision decreases. Cataracts are most commonly due to aging and also other factors like injuries, exposure to radiation, due to other eye surgeries, smoking tobacco, alcohol, diabetes, over exposure to sunlight. As the cataract grows the light transmission to the retina reduces when it is totally matured the light cannot reach retina resulting in total loss of vision. Prevention: can be prevented certain extent by wearing sunglasses, by stopping smoking and not taking alcohol and proper management of diabetes Etc. But after cataract surgery you can recover your vision by implanting artificial lens or by wearing corrective eye glasses. Getting the quality …

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