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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What are the “floaters” that I see in my eyes and are they dangerous?
Floaters are small, protein ‘fibre’ particles that form in the vitreous or jelly part of the eyes as the vitreous changes with age. These ‘fibres’ form a shadow within the eye. Although most...
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Protect your eyes and vision this summer
Taking proper care of one’s eyes is vital and it’s important to remain aware of the hazards that can affect good vision, especially during the summer and holiday season. It’s also the time that...
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Keeping kids’ eyes safe during sports
Every year, hospital emergency rooms treat more than 40 000 sports-related eye injuries, and more than a third of these are children. In fact, sports represent the number one cause of eye injuries...
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Is it safe to sleep with my contact lenses in?
Have you ever fallen asleep with your contact lenses in? This is not uncommon as all contact lens wearers at some point have forgotten to take them out before going to bed, or when catching forty...
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