Prevent diabetic eye disease
Diabetes is a worldwide pandemic that can cause various health conditions including eye sight problems which can lead to severe vision loss or blindness. In fact, it is the leading cause of...
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Treatment for eye allergies
Over-the-counter medications can usually help relieve eye allergy symptoms. People with severe allergies, however, may require additional treatment. Ask your Mellins i.Style optometrist to...
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Understanding eye allergies
Although spring is here and new flower buds are everywhere, it’s also the time of year that allergy sufferers dread. ‘Seasonal allergic conjunctivitis or eye allergy usually peaks during pollen...
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Iconic ZEISS Vision Center opens in Johannesburg
The brand new, state-of-the-art ZEISS Vision Centre that opened at Fourways Mall in Johannesburg on 20 September is an exciting addition to the over 120 ZEISS Vision Centres across the world...
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Why eye examinations are so important
Regular eye examinations are very important, as it can detect a number of serious eye conditions which can lead to vision loss. Below is a list of these conditions: Cataracts – When things...
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Common eye problems
The last 20 years have seen a major improvement in eye technology, yet there are an estimated 285 million people worldwide who suffer from various eye conditions. According to a recent WHO study...
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Save on world-renowned ZEISS lenses and frames
Every second, two people across the globe decide to purchase lenses from ZEISS. In total, more than 200 million spectacle wearers around the world put their faith in the quality of the ZEISS...
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Help someone to see better
Buy a pair of prescription spectacles during July and you can donate a pair to someone in need. Mellins i.Style and partner ZEISS launched the first Buy A Pair, Give a Pair programme in 2012. The...
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Why get prescription sunglasses?

Prescription eyewear is about clear vision, eye care and convenience. When you spend a significant amount of time in harsh light conditions, prescription sunglasses offer a host of benefits.

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When should children have their first eye test?
“We at Mellins i-Style advise that even young children in good overall health should have regular eye examinations to ensure normal vision development”, says Andre Horn, senior optometrist and MD...
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