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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

Are your eyes healthy?

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Are your eyes healthy?

 

Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)

 

This latest technology enables eye disease to be diagnosed much earlier than other instruments we have historically used for glaucoma and macular degeneration diagnosis.

OCT is non-invasive (it uses light, rather than sound or radio frequency to deliver high resolution images of the deep layers of the retina). It has a higher... read more

Why is UV protection so important to our eyes?

Tuesday, April 04, 2017
Why is UV protection so important to our eyes?

Australia has some of the highest UV levels in the world.  We love to spend time outdoors at the beach, and enjoying our beautiful country.  While we all know that UV rays can damage the skin,  did you know that the Skin Cancer Foundation has shown that the eyes are 10 times more sensitive ... read more

Itchy, scratchy, watery eyes?

Thursday, September 15, 2016
Itchy, scratchy, watery eyes?

It's hay fever season again!  Constant watery, itchy, red eyes can really make you feel terrible.  Pollen from the environment stimulates the eye to release histamine which causes the allergic reaction.  Traditional antihistamine eye drops from the pharmacist will relieve the symptoms but unfortunately wear off over time.  Optometrists have a range of newer... read more

Blephasteam: A new way to treat dry eye

Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Blephasteam: A new way to treat dry eye

One of the most common causes of dry eye is poor oil production from the eyelids.  Over time, the glands in the lids become blocked and inflamed leading to increased evaporation of the tears. Traditional treatments of applying warm compresses have had varying results.  The Blephasteam system applies a constant gentle heat the lids... read more

Digital Eye Strain

Sunday, August 21, 2016
Digital Eye Strain

Australians are now spending half the day using digital devices.  Recent studies have shown that as many as 65% of digital device users experience some form of eye strain.  Symptoms can include fatigue, dry sore eyes, blurred vision and headaches.  We now have a range of lenses that are specifically designed for digital devices. ... read more