There are a million people in the UK currently living with ‘avoidable’ sight loss – leaving them unable to do things such as drive. Forecasters predict this figure could rise by a third by 2030, if action isn’t taken now.
Prevention and early diagnosis of common eye conditions are key to reducing the number of people suffering sight loss unnecessarily” explains David Cartwright Chairman of Eye Health UK “however, in towns and cities like Bristol, Liverpool, Luton and Manchester we are seeing a worrying number of people failing to take up their entitlement to free NHS sight tests and displaying high levels of smoking and obesity – two lifestyle factors linked to sight loss.”
Lifestyle habits impact your eye health regardless of your genetic predisposition. Being physically active has been shown to reduce your risk of visual impairment by 58 per cent versus somebody with a sedentary lifestyle; whilst a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 30+ has been linked to the four most common causes of sight loss: macular disease, glaucoma, cataract and diabetic retinopathy.
Research published in the British Medical Journal reveals as many as one in five cases of Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD), the UK’s leading cause of blindness, are caused by tobacco consumption. Making smoking directly responsible for around 120,000 cases of AMD in Britain today.
Poor uptake of regular eye tests is another big risk to the nation’s eye health. Almost 14 million (13.8) of us fail to have our eyes checked once every two years, as recommended, and one in 10 of us have never had our eyes checked.
As you may already be aware, new regulations regarding Data Protection will take effect from the 25th May 2018. At Unia Opticians, we are committed to protecting the personal data of all our patients, respecting their privacy at all times.
adidas Sport eyewear is now a complete optical supplier offering a new range of unique sports lenses made for adidas frames.
Just a small change in prescription drastically increases your risk of losing focus. High quality sports eyewear protects the eyes and provides first class vision. For athletes who require prescription lenses, adidas eyewear offers a range of prescription solutions compatible with their individual needs and types of sport. You can choose between direct glazing, adapter, and clip-in solutions to ensure optimal performance through optimal vision – your individual prescription solution, built for performance!
adidas Sport eyewear uses Shamir’s Attitude III® sports design for both Single Vision and Progressive lenses (direct glazing/adapter solutions) with our unique LSTTM technology.
LSTTM works like a color equalizer, enhancing the perception of pure primary colors.
This results in an improved color perception and high contrast vision.
Perfect for sports that takes you in and out of shaded areas.
• less eye stress and better vision for your sport
• constant, high contrast vision
• improved natural color perception
• enhancement of details and contours
• equal light harmonization
• reducing light to a comfortable level
Shamir Attitude III® Progressive and Single Vision sports lenses support a wide range of panoramic angles and base curves to optimally suit the wrap angle of adidas Sport eyewear while mainting all of the design advantages.
LSTTM technology is only available in adidas Sport eyewear.
Our best selling collection evil eye halfrim pro is now available with our latest innovation, the Vario lens.
The new photochromic Vario lenses have the ability to automatically change
FROM A CRYSTAL CLEAR TO DARK TINT, featuring a transmission range from 14 to 89%. Utilizing our Injection Technology, the wafer inlay is injected directly into the lens. The vario wafer allows the vario lens to automatically adapt to natural lighting conditions (UV radiation), at a speed that rivals that of the best on the market. The adidas Sport eyewear Vario lens offers maximum longevity and durability thanks to the use of our ingenious Injection Technology.