Symptoms

Symptoms

Do you ever experience: red eyes, eye pain, tired eyes, blurry vision, eye infections like conjunctivitis – excretions of yellow pus from the corner of the eye, dry eyes – crust on eyelids caused by a blockage of ducts often resulting in added eye pressure due to oil build-up, short-sightedness or long-sightedness, or spots/floaters in… Read More

Cleaning Solutions

Cleaning Solutions

The most important point to consider when using contact lens cleaning solutions is to choose one that can both disinfect and clean properly. Do not only use a saline solution, as this is solely for rinsing the lens, and definitely don’t store them in saline. Your best option is a Multi-Purpose Solution (MPS) that uses… Read More

How to Choose the Right Frame

How to Choose the Right Frame

When choosing glasses, style is so important, as you want them to reflect aspects of your personality. Simon at Visual Q will help you by ascertaining what facial shape you have, E.G. diamond, round, triangular etc., and then show you a range of frame types suited to your facial structure. He will also show you… Read More

Diseases: Surgical and Non-surgical

Diseases: Surgical and Non-surgical

People need to have a regular eye check-up at least every 2 years. Diseases like glaucoma are very hard to diagnose yourself, as there aren’t always obvious symptoms. Only an eye pressure test will be able to tell us your eyes’ health condition. For example, with glaucoma your nerves can deteriorate without your knowledge, subtly… Read More

Coloured Contact Lenses

Coloured Contact Lenses

Be aware that although they can look very exciting and enticing, a coloured contact lens is a print on the outer edge of a lens. This coloured layer can stop a certain amount of Oxygen from reaching your eyes, which the eyes need in order to stay healthy. Your eyes have to stay wet and… Read More

Frame Adjustments

Frame Adjustments

The importance of having your glasses periodically adjusted by a professional is underrated, and many people aren’t even aware of its necessity. Put simply, where the glasses sit on your face determines how they look and how comfortable they feel. We analyse the amount of space behind your eye for the glasses’ arms, as well… Read More

Products and Solutions

Products and Solutions

Many optometry clinics are disjointed; the prescription gets passed on to a dispenser or retail assistant, and the problem is this person often does not understand the visual task at hand. We know this, because our optometrist Susana has worked in a number of capacities around the industry. Do you want your eye health to be determined… Read More

Contact Lens Optometry Tests

Contact Lens Optometry Tests

Across the industry there are several different approaches to fitting contact lenses. Some optometrists charge a very low fee for the test, but you’ll quickly try on a lens and then be sent on your way. We at Visual Q Eyecare do not agree with this rushed method. The size and shape of each human… Read More