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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. 

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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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How 2020 has affected our eyes and what you can do about it

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Our response to the pandemic has had implications for our eyes, something that has been largely overlooked in the media. Until now.

In this video, John at Eyewear Accessories uncovers the causes and effects of behavioural changes in 2020 and reveals some startling statistics about our increasing reliance on screen-based activities.

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We're in for a windy weekend. The answer - Go Windless!

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Sometimes it feels as if 2020 has been the year of the wind.

Here we are in summer and the strong winds and showers make it feel like March or October.

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If you're keen on the outdoors and the weather forecast makes your spirits sink, think again! Enjoying the outdoors in all weathers is mainly about wearing good quality protective clothing designed to keep out the elements while remaining comfortable and non-constricting.

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But while shops that sell all-weather clothing handle protection of most of your body pretty well,...

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Walking along the seafront on a windy day never felt as comfortable as this!

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On Saturday we enjoyed a walk across the sea front from Dawlish Warren to Dawlish. As anyone who is familiar with this stretch of the Devon coastline knows, it is vulnerable to strong winds and high seas - famously during the Great Storm of 2014.

June 27 was no exception! There was a strong, gusty wind from the south west and the waves were crashing high on the sea wall. Exciting conditions but hardly ideal for a gently seaside stroll.

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Do your existing sunglasses give you a headache?

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There are several reasons why you might get a headache with your existing sunglasses.

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By ascertaining whether it is the lens or frame design on your current sunglasses that is causing discomfort, you can decide which of our types of specialised sunglasses and glasses can help to relieve the pain that you are experiencing.

Headache due to the lenses of your sunglasses

You may be getting a headache because the colour and darkness of the lenses is not suited to you.

For example, if your eyes are photosensitive, ie: you find the glare...

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