Cold winds and indoor heating can lead to eyes feeling dry, gritty and sore due to a lack of moisture in the air.

Specsavers in Peterborough – Serpentine is encouraging anyone feeling discomfort or are concerned about their vision to have their eyes checked this winter.

A word from the store director

Store director Chintu Patel says: ‘Anyone who is feeling like their eyes are dry during winter, we would advise reducing the setting on central heating and avoid sitting next to gas and electric heaters. Also, by making sure that you are staying hydrated by drinking plenty of water will also help to alleviate dry eyes.

‘We recommend everyone gets their vision checked at least once every two years, so why not book an eye examination with your local optician today.’

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