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The extreme heat warning and what it means for your eyes

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Due to the heatwave in England, the Met Office has issued an extreme heat warning for the first time ever.

Exeter, where the Met Office is based and where I live and work, is today hotter than Delhi or Lagos. 

hot and sunny weather

Why do we seldom hear about the effect of extreme heat on our eyes? 

Plenty of common sense advice is broadcast in hot weather, such as drinking plenty of fluids and wearing cool and loose clothing. But very little is said about how extreme hot weather affects our eyes and...

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My Dry Eye story

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Dry eye syndrome has crept up on me over the years. I suppose that I just accepted that my eyes felt the way they did and didn't know any differently.

John wearing his Kai glasses

There had been certain indications of Dry Eye over the years.

Back in my early twenties I wore contact lenses for a while. However, I didn't get on with them particularly well. I found that I couldn't wear contact lenses in the evening when my eyes were tired and that I often experienced a gritty sensation, and had to take the lenses out.

"I was...

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