The Eye Practice blog
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 suffer from chronic dry eyes related to Sjogren Syndrome, a promising new therapy called Lacripep is in the pipeline.
Is all eye strain the same? At The Eye Practice, we don’t think so. Eye strain has many underlying causes, and therefore, many different treatment strategies.
We previously wrote about how to ace your exams if you have keratoconus. But how does this eye condition impact your career plans and what can your HR manager do to best support you?
What's the best cure for keratoconus? This is a question thousands of people in Australia ask every month.
30th August 2019 is Jersey Day. The Eye Practice team in Sydney’s CBD – self-confessed sports nuts – are wearing their favourite team’s jerseys to promote awareness of The Organ and Tissue Authority and the Donate Life network.
A diagnosis of keratoconus usually comes in your mid to late teens – which can coincide with the most important exams of your life (or so it would seem at the time) – your Higher School Certificate (HSC).
Conjunctivitis, also known as pink eye (or red eye), is inflammation of the thin, transparent membrane on the surface of your eye. But what causes it and how is it best treated?
If you’re looking to make your mark, no other eyewear brand on the planet carries the same status as Cazal. But what is it about this iconic brand that puts others in the shade?
In a world where there's a pill for everything, ocular supplements raise the question: should you or shouldn’t you?
The day you’re diagnosed with keratoconus can be one of the most frightening days of your life. With more questions than answers, many people feel despair and anxiety over their newly-diagnosed eye condition.
Picking up your new glasses should be a pleasant and often exciting event. But what happens if they don’t feel quite right?
When it comes to eye problems, women have a tougher time of it. This post looks at how the odds are stacked against women when it comes to certain eye conditions.
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.
After over a year in our temporary residence, The Eye Practice has moved to a beautiful new home at Level 3, 50 York St, in Sydney CBD.
Are you bothered by light? Light-adaptive transitions glasses have been around for decades, darkening and fading in various lighting conditions. Unfortunately, there was no equivalent for soft contact lens wearers – until now.
What’s the difference between a glasses prescription and a contact lens prescription? Can one be used to order the other? This post looks at why the two prescriptions are different.
In the age of the daily disposable contact lens, lens wear has become less complicated and more comfortable. But do the old rules apply when it comes to wearing your lenses for swimming?