Spring Allergies…. and eyes!

Eye allergies — red, itchy, watery eyes that are bothered by the same irritants that cause sneezing and a runny nose among seasonal allergy sufferers — are very common. In addition to having symptoms of sneezing, congestion and a runny nose, most of these allergy sufferers also experience itchy eyes, watery eyes, red eyes and swollen eyelids. In […]

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Stocktake Sale on NOW!

Our once a year Stocktake Sale is back! For June ONLY save yourself a massive 20-50% OFF marked frames and sunglasses! Update your look for less – and still claim on your health fund benefits for optical (if eligible). Sale ends June 30th 2pm

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OPEN for Business as usual – book your eye exam today!

We understand that there may be some uncertainties with the current Covid-19 situation. However, we want to assure you that your health remains our number one priority. We have implemented strict sanitary measures to keep you and our employees safe during your entire eye care journey. It is important to still look after your eye […]

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Covid-19 precautions

With life proceeding as a new kind of normal with the current coronavirus pandemic we would like to let our valued patients know of our services and the measures we have put in place for everyone’s safety. First of all we are still OPEN and here to support our community and your vision requirements. If […]

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Glasses, sport and safety!

With Summer sports soon to start it is important to consider the safety of your child if they are playing sports with glasses on. Glasses can cause considerable injuries to the face/eye area if hit during sport. Many lenses are also not rated for a high enough impact, meaning the lens itself can also crack […]

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Children’s Lunchbox Ideas

“A carrot a day keeps the eye doctor away” – we bet you’ve never heard that one before. But actually, if you did eat a carrot a day, you probably would have superb eye health because carrots are full of Beta-carotene, a type of vitamin A that helps to keep the retina in good condition […]

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Don’t throw out your old glasses! Re-use, re-cycle…

Perhaps you’ve recently gone for an eye test and your prescription has changed, maybe your lenses or frames have cracked or bent out of shape, or you’re simply after a new style. Whatever the reason is, you now have an old pair of glasses on your hands. So what can you do to avoid sending […]

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Myopia Awareness Week

May 13-18th is National Myopia Awareness Week. Short-sightedness is a common term for myopia – an eye condition that makes distance vision blurry. It usually starts in childhood and gets progressively worse until the child stops growing. Currently myopia affects around 80 million children around the world- however that figure is set to sharply rise […]

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May is Macular Month

May is Macula Month (1 – 31 May 2019) May is Macula Month and the perfect time to learn if you’re at risk of macular disease. If you’re over 50 you are at higher risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Having a parent or sibling with AMD means you have a 50% risk of diagnosis. […]

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Glaucoma Awareness Week 2019

More than 300,000 Australians are thought to have glaucoma, but only 50% have been diagnosed; and if you have a first degree relative with glaucoma, there is up to a 50% chance that you will have it too? If someone in your family has glaucoma, the message is very clear – go get your eyes […]

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