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Learn more about some of the eye diseases that we encounter at The Eye Practice Optometrists in Sydney’s CBD.

10 Eye Symptoms you should NOT ignore!

When most people have something wrong with them the first thing they “do” is “do nothing” – which seems a bit contradictory don’t you think? But remembering after all that it is human nature to wait and see if things [...]

Carotenoids and the eye: what you need to know

Most people know that diet is linked to health, but many don’t realise that very specific diet choices can reduce the risk of eye diseases such as age-related macular degeneration. As always, prevention is better than cure. Read on to [...]

Chlorsig: is it the best treatment for a stye?

There’s nothing quite like waking up with a stye to make you feel unattractive. Small as it is, a stye is highly visible because it’s right there, smack-bang in the middle of your eyelid. But how do you get rid [...]

CONJUNCTIVITIS, RED EYES, PINK EYE: It happens often in Children!

Conjunctivitis in children is often of the contagious variety. Children are typically social creatures, learning how to properly interact with one another through their daily actions. They are often in close contact through daycare, preschool, and in the classroom. Of [...]

CONJUNCTIVITIS, RED EYES, PINK EYE: Less Common Causes

Conjunctivitis as you are aware comes in many forms – especially the three most common forms: Bacterial, which can be cleared up with antibiotic eyedrops , Viral, which cannot be treated with drops but will go away on its own, [...]

CONJUNCTIVITIS, RED EYES, PINK EYE: What is GPC?

Conjunctivitis comes in many types. We've mentioned before that we were going to have a closer examination of other types of conjunctivitis. This one is important for contact lens wearers, and those who have stitches (sutures) in their eye, or [...]

Could your cosmetics be causing your red eyes?

Formaldehyde is a recognised carcinogen and health threat and known to cause skin and mucus membrane irritation, as well as red eyes. Yet it is present in many skincare and cosmetic products we use on a daily basis. Should we be [...]

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