Part 2 – Strategies to help you thrive during lockdown. ​

5 Strategies to help you thrive during lockdown. Part 2 This is part 2 of a three part blog written by Dr Lize Wolfaardt 6. Acceptance –  When faced with potential threat, our whole being is geared toward fight or flight, or if these aren’t possible, we tend to go into freeze, which is depression. […]

Part 1 – Strategies to help you thrive during lockdown

5 Strategies to help you thrive during lockdown. This is part 1 of a three part blog written by Dr Lize Wolfaardt Connect with nature – even if nature at this point is limited to your garden. Be in the moment by becoming aware of what you are sensing.  Smell the different fragrances of the […]

Feeling tired? Eye care can be your solution

Feeling tired? Eye care can be your solution Eye fatigue can make you feel exhausted and cause you to feel a lack of concentration.  It is a symptom of eye strain which occurs when the eyes get tired after performing a visual task for a lengthy period.  Focusing on your computer, reading a book or […]

Winter causes woes for eyes – here’s how to manage them

Winter causes woes for eyes – here’s how to manage them Winter is known as the season for colds and flu. But, it can also be a particularly tumultuous time for eyes. Drier air, the  winter sun and exposure to artificial heat as well as viruses are some of the causes of winter eye woes. […]

Tips for mothers to take care of children’s eyes

Tips for mothers to take care of children’s eyes Raising kids is one of the hardest and most fulfilling jobs in the world and with countless things to think off, including eye health, probably the job you might feel least prepared for.  In celebration of Mother’s Day this month, we would like to take one […]

Get to the cause of dry eyes this winter

Get to the cause of dry eyes this winter Red and scratchy eyes, episodes of excess tearing followed by stinging, dry eyes and even blurred vision – many people experience the symptoms of dry eyes, especially in winter. The go-to-treatment for dry eyes is typically teardrops. However, instead of simply treating the symptoms of dry […]

Work could be damaging your eyes

Work could be damaging your eyes The average office worker spends about seven hours a day staring at a computer or laptop screen. In between and afterwards, there are also a few doses of smart phone or tablet screen time. This prolonged exposure to screens wreaks havoc on the eyes and can lead to vision […]

Kids are getting their eyes tested for the new school year

Kids are getting their eyes tested for the new school year Many kids started the new academic year right by going for eye tests before their classes start, ensuring that they give themselves the best shot at a great year.  Poor eyesight in children can often lead to learning difficulties, lack of confidence and struggling […]