Do not smokeSmoking is not only bad for the lungs, it's bad for the eyes too!
Smoking is as bad for your eyes as it is for your lungs. Research has linked smoking to an increased risk of developing Macular Degeneration, Cataract and optic nerve damage. All of these conditions can lead to vision loss.
If you are having trouble quitting smoking, please visit your Doctor for further advice and book an eye exam with The Eye Practice to check if smoking is affecting your eye health.
If only there were one perfect pair of glasses that provided clear vision for everything. Just imagine it; clear vision to drive, use digital devices, read the back of a medicine bottle or change a washer under the kitchen sink.
Keratoconus, a pathological thinning of the cornea, directly affects about 12,000 Australians, with many times this number undiagnosed. But the impact of this disease often extends beyond the sufferer to their family and colleagues.
Shingles is the disease caused when the chicken pox virus reactivates. It is associated with eye problems, some very serious, but the most debilitating thing is the nerve pain that can persist even after the rash has healed.