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What you need to know about glaucoma - the secret thief of sight

08 Mar 2019 - Eye Practice
What you need to know about glaucoma - the secret thief of sight

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. 

Lose your glasses: latest multifocal contact lenses look promising

01 Mar 2019 - Eye Practice
Lose your glasses: latest multifocal contact lenses look promising

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.

Scleral contact lenses – are they best for you?

27 Feb 2019 - Eye Practice
Scleral contact lenses – are they best for you?

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? 

Keratoconus and driving vision: what you need to know

22 Feb 2019 - Eye Practice
Keratoconus and driving vision: what you need to know

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 luxury eyewear – not just a pretty face

20 Feb 2019 - Eye Practice
DITA luxury eyewear – not just a pretty face

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. 

Suffering from eye pain: how bad is yours?

13 Feb 2019 - Eye Practice
Suffering from eye pain: how bad is yours?

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. 

How to stop myopia with the new NaturalVue contact lens

08 Feb 2019 - Eye Practice
How to stop myopia with the new NaturalVue contact lens

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?

Can’t find the perfect glasses frames? Lindberg lets you build your own

01 Feb 2019 - Eye Practice
Can’t find the perfect glasses frames? Lindberg lets you build your own

Choosing the perfect frames for your new glasses can be fun, but it can often become frustrating. 

Top tips for avoiding myopia in your child

25 Jan 2019 - Eye Practice
Top tips for avoiding myopia in 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. 

Announcing exciting eye care news for 2019

21 Dec 2018 - Eye Practice
Announcing exciting eye care news for 2019

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:  

Ocular rosacea: is it ruining your quality of life?

14 Dec 2018 - Eye Practice
Ocular rosacea: is it ruining your quality of life?

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?

Sleep apnoea and the eye: what you need to know

23 Nov 2018 - Eye Practice
Sleep apnoea and the eye: what you need to know

Loud snoring, gasping or choking noises while sleeping, morning headaches or dry mouth, irritability, concentration problems; does this sound like you or your partner? 

Carotenoids and the eye: what you need to know

16 Nov 2018 - Eye Practice
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. 

Can you stop myopia? – Latest contact lens looks impressive!

09 Nov 2018 - Eye Practice
Can you stop myopia? – Latest contact lens looks impressive!

A new contact lens just launched in Australia is showing exceptional results for myopia control. 

Do your children really need to wear sunglasses?

19 Oct 2018 - Eye Practice
Do your children really need to wear sunglasses?

We all know that the sun is harmful for our eyes, so why is it that kids aren’t wearing sunglasses anywhere near as much as adults? 

5 things to avoid if you suffer from dry eyes

12 Oct 2018 - Eye Practice
5 things to avoid if you suffer from dry eyes

You know the feeling: scratchy, irritated, raw eyes. But are you making them worse by some of your day-to-day choices?  This post looks at some of the biggest culprits when it comes to aggravating dry eyes AND what to do about them. 

Can short-sightedness really be stopped in its tracks?

05 Oct 2018 - Eye Practice
Can short-sightedness really be stopped in its tracks?

Short-sightedness – also called myopia – is on the increase, and now affects up to 40% of Australian school children. These alarming figures are only set to increase over time. 

The top 3 causes of eyestrain and how to manage them

14 Sep 2018 - Eye Practice
The top 3 causes of eyestrain and how to manage them

If you feel like your eyes are just not coping with modern life, you’re not alone. Symptoms of fatigue, burning, stinging, blurriness, dryness or light sensitivity can all be warning signs of eye strain. 

Can I wear contact lenses for astigmatism?

05 Sep 2018 - Eye Practice
Can I wear contact lenses for astigmatism?

Did you know that most people who wear contact lenses have astigmatism? In which case, why do so many people believe that they can’t wear contacts due to their astigmatism? This post explains why. 

Are your dry eyes affecting you emotionally?

31 Aug 2018 - Eye Practice
Are your dry eyes affecting you emotionally?

Although dry eye syndrome is a physical condition, the emotional impact of the disease can be just as debilitating as the physical symptoms. 


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