The Eye Practice blog
What are the best contact lenses? This is a common question from glasses and contact lens wearers alike, and often arises after they have been wearing their lenses for a couple of years.
Planning an overseas trip? One of the biggest problems with keratoconus on a long flight is the dehydration and irritation caused by the forced air, heat and digital screen use.
Thinking about hitting the slopes? Get ready for the snow season with the latest skiing and snowboarding eyewear from Zeiss.
Macular Degeneration is a huge concern because it is the leading cause of blindness in an aging population over the age of 50. The problem is that this age bracket is increasing dramatically in numbers and no cure exists.
In today’s digital age, devices have become as much a part of ourselves as our clothes and shoes, but when it comes to children’s eyes, is this necessarily a good thing?
There are few things more distracting than an eyelid twitch; for no apparent reason, your eyelid starts to twitch, pulse or spasm all of its own accord.
Unless you've been living under a rock for your entire life, you should already know that the sun’s ultraviolet light is harmful to your eyes.
The keratoconus journey, from first diagnosis to stable management, can take several years – sometimes decades.
Everyone knows the causes of red eyes include allergies and eye infections, but did you know that eye drops play a big role in causing this frustrating condition?
The number of people suffering with dry, irritated eyes has reached epidemic proportions. Traditionally, this disease was something mostly seen in older patients – but not anymore!
Looking for the lowest cost eye test? Wondering why Medicare covers the cost in some optometry practices and not others? Read on for a full explanation.
If you’ve always wondered what all those numbers actually mean when you have your eyes tested, read on!
If I had a dollar for every time I heard a client say they dreaded choosing glasses frames I would be rich enough to quit my job as an optical consultant.
Is it possible that our eyelash follicles have been invaded by strange creatures? Not by body-snatchers, but quite likely by a tiny mite called Demodex, commonly associated with rosacea.
Naked eyes are not engineered to withstand staring at computer screens for hours on end, no matter how engrossed you are in your favourite game.
Ever since the results of the Age-Related Eye Diseases Study (AREDS) came out in 2001, we have known that diet and nutrition play a significant role in protecting your macula.
Age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) accounts for over half of all irreversible vision loss in Australia. Some key risk factors you can’t do anything about.
Is there finally a way to manage dry macular degeneration? An innovative screening device that measures macular protein may be the key to effective prevention of the disease.