The Eye Practice blog
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?
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.