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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Springtime and Itchy Eyes

As many of us welcome spring, others dread it. That’s because they know they’re in for months of red, sore and itchy eyes. Around one in seven Australians suffer from hay fever. Are you one of them? If so, you’ll know that, as well as a runny nose (which is called allergic rhinitis), the eyes […]

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World Sight Day 2018

World Sight Day (WSD) is an annual day of awareness held on the second Thursday of October, to focus global attention on blindness and vision impairment. It is the most important advocacy and communications event on the eye health calendar and a great time to engage with the world at large. World Sight Day 2018 […]

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Vision and Driving

Vision is important when you are driving as it means you will be able to judge all the potential hazards and ensure you keep yourself, as well as other road users, safe. The risks of crashes increase when driving with impaired vision. However, with around 47 per cent of the population reporting slight visual disorders, […]

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Eyelash Extensions – what are the risks for your eyes?

False eyelashes have been part of many a woman’s beauty kit for decades, but the new craze is for semi-permanent eyelash extensions. Unlike regular false eyelashes, where you have synthetic lashes applied to your eyelid and then (easily) removed afterwards, eyelash extensions are applied individually, directly to the natural eyelash with a bonding agent, and […]

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