The Eye Practice blog
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?
If you (or your child) has been diagnosed with keratoconus, you know it can be a very stressful time. The fact that this disease is progressive – meaning it gets worse over time – is not what you want to hear about your most precious asset – your eyesight.
In a word, innovation. That’s what luxury eye wear brand Linda Farrow offers its clients. If you’re looking for sunglasses or optical frames with a vintage feel, cutting-edge style, uncompromising quality and the finest finish in precious metals and gems, look no further.
Feeling confused about the difference between eye care practitioners? Can’t tell an optometrist, from an ophthalmologist or orthoptist? And where does an optician fit into the picture?
Taking a long-haul flight? Going off the beaten track? Worried about your glasses and contact lenses? Read our top tips to avoid eye-wear hassles when travelling.
Children have always been encouraged to play outdoors for good general health, but could this activity actually protect them from becoming short-sighted?
When it comes to myopia control, the good news is that there’s now a number of options to prevent or slow down shortsightedness. Clinical studies on both ortho-k and NaturalVue contact lenses are impressive – but which is best?
March 10th -16th is World Glaucoma Week. The problem with glaucoma is that you don’t feel anything. You don’t even notice anything wrong with your vision until 60% of it is permanently lost.
If you’re sick of multifocals or reading glasses, the latest generation multifocal contact lenses from NaturalVue might be the solution you’ve been searching for.
They’re big, they can be difficult to fit and they’re not cheap, but are scleral contact lenses the ultimate solution for clear, comfortable vision?
If you’ve been diagnosed with keratoconus, one of your biggest concerns will often be whether you will lose your driving licence – or even get one in the first place.
DITA frames and sunglasses have become associated with celebrity like no other eyewear brand. But DITA is not just strikingly good to look at – they’re likely to be the highest quality eyewear you’ve ever owned.
Don’t sit too close to the TV! I can still hear my mother shouting, over and over again. Now, however, television is the least of our worries.
Most people take their eyes for granted and give them little thought throughout their day. But for some, eye pain can be completely debilitating and has a massive negative impact on their quality of life.
NaturalVue contact lenses are one of the most promising myopia control treatments to become available in Australia. But what exactly do they do and are they suitable for your child?
Jim Kokkinakis, principal optometrist at The Eye Practice, is serious about reducing the burden of myopia. He's seen a huge increase in myopia in Australian children over the past two decades, coinciding with the digital age.
If you suffer from dry eyes or are worried about your (or your child’s) myopia, The Eye Practice has news of some very exciting developments for 2019:
What is ocular rosacea and could it be the underlying cause of your dry eye syndrome? And if so, can treating it improve your symptoms and give you back your quality of life?