Adjusting to new spectacles
Is it normal to feel slightly dizzy, sometimes nauseous, and even to develop a headache when you wear your new spectacles for the first time? Mellins i.Style optometrist, Inge Loubser addresses...
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Five simple steps to keep your eyes healthy
Every year from 21 September to 18 October, the importance of eye health is highlighted as part of national Eye Care Awareness Month. One of the most important messages of the annual awareness...
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How to keep your glasses fog-free while wearing a face mask
It is not uncommon to hear spectacle lens wearers complain about foggy lenses, especially since wearing a mask in public has become compulsory. You may have heard of numerous possible solutions...
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Buy a pair, give a pair
Buy a pair of prescription spectacles during July and you can donate a pair to someone in need. Mellins i.Style and ZEISS launched the first Buy A Pair, Give a Pair programme in 2012. The heart of...
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Blue light and your eyes
Up to 88% of spectacle wearers who spend more than two hours a day in front of digital devices experience symptoms of Digital Eye Strain, according to a Digital Eye Strain report, published by The...
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We are open for essential services and consultations!
Dear Patient,  I trust that all is well with you and your family during this lockdown period.   Mellins i.Style has completed the intense cleaning of all our...
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Covid-19 update

We will be closed from 27 March 2020 and will re-open when the national lockdown is lifted

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Message from our CEO
Dear patients and customers Like many of you, we have spent the last several days and weeks learning about COVID-19 and how it continues to impact our world. It is something new and uncertain for...
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The transparent frame remains a clear eyewear trend in 2020
Choosing a new frame can be overwhelming – whether you’ve been a spectacle wearer for years or are completely new to wearing glasses. There are just so many things to consider: The shape of...
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UV radiation: The damaging effects on your eyes
What is UV radiation? Ultraviolet (UV) radiation is a form of electromagnetic radiation that originates from the sun and man-made sources.  Most of the different types of electromagnetic...
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