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The 3 best contact lenses for 2017

18 Aug 2017 - Eye Practice
The 3 best contact lenses for 2017

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.

Keratoconus: 3 tips for coping with long haul flights…

28 Jul 2017 - Jim Kokkinakis
Keratoconus: 3 tips for coping with long haul flights…

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.

It’s ski season! Check out the latest snow eyewear from Zeiss

21 Jul 2017 - Eye Practice
It’s ski season! Check out the latest snow eyewear from Zeiss

Thinking about hitting the slopes? Get ready for the snow season with the latest skiing and snowboarding eyewear from Zeiss.

MACULAR DEGENERATION: Stem cells have promised a lot but...

20 Jul 2017 - Eye Practice
MACULAR DEGENERATION: Stem cells have promised a lot but...

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.

Blue light toxicity: is your family at risk?

17 Jul 2017 - Eye Practice
Blue light toxicity: is your family at risk?

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?

Eyelid twitching: 6 causes that may surprise you

14 Jul 2017 - Eye Practice
Eyelid twitching: 6 causes that may surprise you

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.

Sunglasses: What to consider when choosing them

30 Jun 2017 - Eye Practice
Sunglasses: What to consider when choosing them

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.

Your keratoconus journey: what to expect

23 Jun 2017 - Eye Practice
Your keratoconus journey: what to expect

The keratoconus journey, from first diagnosis to stable management, can take several years – sometimes decades.

Red Eyes: the biggest cause will surprise you

19 Jun 2017 - Eye Practice
Red Eyes: the biggest cause will surprise you

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?

Keratoconus: 5 reassuring things to know

16 Jun 2017 - Eye Practice
Keratoconus: 5 reassuring things to know

A diagnosis of keratoconus can knock the bottom of out you. But it’s not all bad news.

13 reasons you are suffering with dry eyes

05 Jun 2017 - Eye Practice
13 reasons you are suffering with dry eyes

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!

Does Medicare cover the cost of your eye test?

02 Jun 2017 - Eye Practice
Does Medicare cover the cost of your eye test?

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. 

A quick guide to interpreting eye test results

26 May 2017 - Eye Practice
A quick guide to interpreting eye test results

If you’ve always wondered what all those numbers actually mean when you have your eyes tested, read on! 

Top 7 tips for looking fab in your specs

24 May 2017 - Eye Practice
Top 7 tips for looking fab in your specs

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.

The link between Demodex mites, ocular rosacea and dry eye.

22 May 2017 - Eye Practice
The link between Demodex mites, ocular rosacea and dry eye.

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.

Gamers: get the best protection from computer eye strain.

19 May 2017 - Eye Practice
Gamers: get the best protection from computer eye strain.

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. 

Macular degeneration diet: broccoli or supplements?

13 May 2017 - Eye Practice
Macular degeneration diet: broccoli or supplements?

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.

Macular degeneration: can cataract surgery affect your risk?

05 May 2017 - Eye Practice
Macular degeneration: can cataract surgery affect your risk?

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.

Could a simple test predict your risk of macular degeneration?

02 May 2017 - Eye Practice
Could a simple test predict your risk of macular degeneration?

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.

Eating for macular health: Top 3 kale recipes

28 Apr 2017 - Eye Practice
Eating for macular health: Top 3 kale recipes

In the wake of the AREDS studies, which looked at macular degeneration nutrition, kale stood out as the best natural source of micronutrients – lutein and zeazanthin – for macular support. 


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