Presbyopia

Presbyopia is the gradual reduction in the amount that the eye can change its focus. It is a normal part of aging, and usually becomes noticeable between the ages of 40 and 50 as an inability to focus on near objects. People in this age group often find that they have to hold things further […]

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Springtime and itchy eyes

How to relieve red, itchy eyes in Spring As many of us welcome spring, others dread it. That’s because they know they’re in for months of red, sore and itchy eyes. Around one in five Australians suffer from hay fever. If you are effected, you’ll know that, as well as a runny nose (which is […]

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Diabetes and the Eyes

Many Australians lose part or all their sight as a result of diabetes. This happens because nearly half of all Australians with diabetes aren’t having regular diabetes eye checks. There are several reasons for this. Managing diabetes can be difficult and requires a range of different health checks. Some people don’t know they need to […]

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OPEN for Business as usual – book your eye exam today!

We understand that there may be some uncertainties with the current Covid-19 situation. However, we want to assure you that your health remains our number one priority. We have implemented strict sanitary measures to keep you and our employees safe during your entire eye care journey. It is important to still look after your eye […]

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Covid-19 precautions

With life proceeding as a new kind of normal with the current coronavirus pandemic we would like to let our valued patients know of our services and the measures we have put in place for everyone’s safety. First of all we are still OPEN and here to support our community and your vision requirements. If […]

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Glasses, sport and safety!

With Summer sports soon to start it is important to consider the safety of your child if they are playing sports with glasses on. Glasses can cause considerable injuries to the face/eye area if hit during sport. Many lenses are also not rated for a high enough impact, meaning the lens itself can also crack […]

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Children’s Lunchbox Ideas

“A carrot a day keeps the eye doctor away” – we bet you’ve never heard that one before. But actually, if you did eat a carrot a day, you probably would have superb eye health because carrots are full of Beta-carotene, a type of vitamin A that helps to keep the retina in good condition […]

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Don’t throw out your old glasses! Re-use, re-cycle…

Perhaps you’ve recently gone for an eye test and your prescription has changed, maybe your lenses or frames have cracked or bent out of shape, or you’re simply after a new style. Whatever the reason is, you now have an old pair of glasses on your hands. So what can you do to avoid sending […]

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Myopia Awareness Week

May 13-18th is National Myopia Awareness Week. Short-sightedness is a common term for myopia – an eye condition that makes distance vision blurry. It usually starts in childhood and gets progressively worse until the child stops growing. Currently myopia affects around 80 million children around the world- however that figure is set to sharply rise […]

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May is Macular Month

May is Macula Month (1 – 31 May 2019) May is Macula Month and the perfect time to learn if you’re at risk of macular disease. If you’re over 50 you are at higher risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Having a parent or sibling with AMD means you have a 50% risk of diagnosis. […]

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