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Does Medicare cover the cost of your eye test?

18 Oct 2019 - 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. 

Should dry eye sufferers be excited about Lacripep?

11 Oct 2019 - Eye Practice
Should dry eye sufferers be excited about Lacripep?

If you suffer from chronic dry eyes related to Sjogren Syndrome, a promising new therapy called Lacripep is in the pipeline. 

What kind of eye strain do you have?

27 Sep 2019 - Eye Practice
What kind of eye strain do you have?

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. 

Keratoconus in the workplace: what HR should know

20 Sep 2019 - Eye Practice
Keratoconus in the workplace: what HR should know

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?

The 7 most important facts you should know about keratoconus…

13 Sep 2019 - Eye Practice
The 7 most important facts you should know about keratoconus…

What's the best cure for keratoconus? This is a question thousands of people in Australia ask every month. 

Jersey Day: Raising awareness about organ donation - including corneas.

30 Aug 2019 - Eye Practice
Jersey Day: Raising awareness about organ donation - including corneas.

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.

Keratoconus tips: How to ace your exams and get ahead

27 Aug 2019 - Eye Practice
Keratoconus tips: How to ace your exams and get ahead

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). 

The top causes of pink eye and how to get rid of it

23 Aug 2019 - Eye Practice
The top causes of pink eye and how to get rid of it

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? 

Why Cazal Is The Most Famous Eyewear Brand – Ever

16 Aug 2019 - Eye Practice
Why Cazal Is The Most Famous Eyewear Brand – Ever

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?

Yes or no? Do you need supplements for healthy eyes?

09 Aug 2019 - Eye Practice
Yes or no? Do you need supplements for healthy eyes?

In a world where there's a pill for everything, ocular supplements raise the question: should you or shouldn’t you? 

Common questions about keratoconus you’re too scared to ask

02 Aug 2019 - Eye Practice
Common questions about keratoconus you’re too scared to ask

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. 

Top tips for adjusting quickly to your new glasses

31 Jul 2019 - Eye Practice
Top tips for adjusting quickly to your new glasses

Picking up your new glasses should be a pleasant and often exciting event. But what happens if they don’t feel quite right?

The most common eye problems that afflict women more than men

26 Jul 2019 - Eye Practice
The most common eye problems that afflict women more than men

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.

Task glasses: when you need something special

19 Jul 2019 - Eye Practice
Task glasses: when you need something special

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. 

Why can't you see that? The real impact of keratoconus

17 Jul 2019 - Eye Practice
Why can't you see that? The real impact of keratoconus

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.

Let’s talk about pain: shingles and the eye

12 Jul 2019 - Eye Practice
Let’s talk about pain: shingles and the eye

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. 

The Eye Practice opens stunning new premises

05 Jul 2019 - Eye Practice
The Eye Practice opens stunning new premises

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. 

Tired of squinting? Transitions contact lenses have arrived!

31 May 2019 - Eye Practice
Tired of squinting? Transitions contact lenses have arrived!

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. 

Can I use my glasses prescription to get contact lenses?

17 May 2019 - Eye Practice
Can I use my glasses prescription to get contact lenses?

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. 

Should I swim in my contact lenses? What you need to know.

10 May 2019 - Eye Practice
Should I swim in my contact lenses? What you need to know.

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?


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