Eye Health


Eye care during pregnancy

During pregnancy your body experiences many changes, one of which is swelling of the eyes which may affect your vision.

Choosing the best glasses for you

Choosing frames for your glasses can be tricky, especially if you've never had a pair before. However, if you know which styles match the shape of your face, you can't go wrong.

Boost your eye health with vitamin C

Most of us take vitamin C to fight off colds. DietDoc explains that it can also boost the health of your eyes and plays an important role in reducing the risk of age-related macular degeneration and cataracts.

How to safely fix your eye problems yourself

Red and itchy eyes are really irritating, but the good news is that, in many cases, you can soothe away the problems yourself. Health24's eye expert gives her top DIY eye-saving tips.

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Megan Goodman qualified as an optometrist from the University of Johannesburg and is currently practising at Tygerberg Academic Hospital in Cape Town. She has recently completed a Masters degree in Clinical Epidemiology at Stellenbosch University. She has a keen interest in ocular pathology and evidence based medicine as well as contact lenses.

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