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Oakley PRIZM

Thursday, September 05, 2019
Oakley PRIZM

 

Prizm is a revolutionary sunglass lens technology from Oakley which optimises vision allowing wearers to see more clearly.  It took Oakley 15 years to fully develop this performance lens which improves colour and contrast perception as well as providing enhanced detail compared to traditional tinted or polarised lenses. 

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Having problems reading?

Monday, August 26, 2019
Having problems reading?

 

Presbyopia are you reading at arm’s length?

Do you find yourself having to hold the menu further away to read it? Are you struggling to read messages on your mobile phone or the small print on grocery labels?

If you are, you're not alone.

These are common first signs of presbyopia,... read more

Shortsightedness

Friday, August 16, 2019
Shortsightedness

 

Myopia, commonly known as short-sightedness or near-sightedness, is increasing at an alarming rate worldwide, doubling in children over the course of a single generation. 

36% of Australians are predicted to be myopic by 2020 and by 2050, it’s set to increase to 55%.1

What is myopia?

Myopia is a common eye condition where the eyeball grows too long, causing... read more

Eye-light IPL: A new treatment for dry eye

Saturday, June 15, 2019
Eye-light IPL: A new treatment for dry eye

A new way of treating Dry Eye has recently arrived in our clinic. The Eye-Light IPL machine uses intensive pulsed light and low level light therapy to stimulate the oil glands around the eyes, and enhance their production of oil into your tears. This will aid in improving your... read more

May is Macula Month (1 – 31 May 2019)

Friday, May 03, 2019
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. Smokers are at three to four times higher risk of AMD than... read more

Are your eyes feeling dry, gritty, or sandy?

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Are your eyes feeling dry, gritty, or sandy?

 

If your eyes often feel dry and scratchy, watery and red, you may have a condition called Dry Eye. This occurs when the eyes are not kept moist enough by tears due to an instability in the quality or quantity of the tear film. Dry eye can be uncomfortable and is one of the most common eye... read more

Contact lenses that change colour

Monday, May 21, 2018
Contact lenses that change colour

We all know about glasses that go darker in the sun.  Wouldn't it be nice to have contacts that also react to light.  Using the proven technology of Acuvue Oaysis, Johnson and Johnson in conjunction with Transition Optical has now started clinical trials on a contact lens that controls the amount of light entering... read more

A safe car is nothing without safe vision

Tuesday, April 03, 2018
A safe car is nothing without safe vision

Modern cars are full of safety features to help keep us safe.  What about your vision?  Road safety starts with good vision, and that means seeing well at all distances, in all conditions.

If you experience any of the following you may need help with your vision:

  • Trouble recognising road signs or number plates
  • ... read more

Water and contact lenses don't mix

Tuesday, March 06, 2018
Water and contact lenses don't mix

It may come as a surprise to some contact lens wearers that contact lenses and tap water don't mix.  Mixing tap water and contact lenses can lead to a serious eye infection and possibly a loss of vision.   It is perfectly safe to wash your hands with soap before handling your contact lenses.  In... read more

Blue light protection from digital devices

Thursday, August 03, 2017
Blue light protection from digital devices

You have probably heard about blue light and how it can effect us, especially our sleeping patterns.  Blue-violet light is everywhere.  It is produced by the sun as well from many digital devices and fluorescent light sources.  Blue light is a shorter wavelength than visible light and tends to scatter more, making it harder... read more