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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Can I use my own frame?

Do you have a frame that you love and want to have new lenses put into it? YES we can fit new lenses into an existing frame if it meets the following conditions: – on inspection there is no visible damage – the frame is in good condition – the material/style is suitable for the […]

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Sore, Dry Eyes? We can help!

We are excited to be the ONLY Optometry practice in the Bunbury region to be offering clinical treatments for people suffering from dry eyes. Dry eye occurs when there are not enough tears on the front of the eye to lubricate effectively. WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF DRY EYE? • A stinging, burning or scratchy […]

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Concerned about your contact lens waste?

We have partnered with Terracycle to be a drop off location for the South West. Even if you make the effort to put your contact lens packaging in your own recycling often they get filtered out due to their small size, and end of in land fill. Simply collect your used packaging in a small […]

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Back to School

Are your child’s eyes ready for the classroom? Healthy vision is important for your child’s educational, physical and social development and to help them reach their full learning potential. Did you know that 1 in 5 children has an undetected vision problem? With 80 per cent of all learning experienced through vision, it is no […]

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Use it or Lose it……. your Optical Benefits that is!

Have you been paying premiums all year for your health fund benefits? Most private health fund entitlements expire on December 31 and do not carry over to next year. Don’t let these premiums go to waste, book in an eye test today and make the most of your optical benefits! If you have a current […]

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