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Eye care awareness month

"It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see." - Henry-David Thoreau How true is this age old saying from Henry? Having perfect sight is such a privilege. We often take it for granted and it is only when we lose our sight or part of it [...]

iStrain: tablets, teens & computer vision problems

It is common knowledge that many people – adults, teenagers and some children included – simply cannot go through daily life without spending a lot of time using devices such as cell phones, tablets, laptops and computers. Although these devices have [...]

Winter and the health of your eyes

Winter time has well and truly arrived! The next few months will be all about keeping as warm as possible, whether it is at work or snuggling up next to the fire or under the blankets at home. How many of you have thought about the health of your eye [...]

The importance of eye tests

Do you find the thought of visiting your optometrist a bit daunting? We believe that if you know the importance and the necessity of the tests that we do, you will no longer be hesitant to visit us. In this month’s newsletter we will provide a compre [...]

Nutrition and your eyes

There is a very old saying that goes something along the line of: “If you eat your carrots you will have good eyes,” or the more famous one: “An apple a day keeps the doctor away!” In this month’s newsletter, you can read all about nutrition for your [...]

The importance of eye care for adults & children

Ready to rock ‘n roll in 2017?  It is very important to remember that your health, which includes eye care, should always be at the top of your list. At De Jongh Optometry we make sure that your eye health is taken care of. Our fresh and funky frames [...]

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Red eyes & Night driving tips

Red Eyes: Defining the condition and how to reduce or prevent it Eye redness occurs when the vessels in your eye become swollen or irritated. Redness of the eye, also called bloodshot eyes, can indicate the presence of several different health proble [...]