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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Small Business Awards 2018

Eyes@Australind were excited to be named as finalists for the 2018 Small Business Awards South West. The categories we were nominated in were: – Retail Award – Community Engagement Award – Innovation Award – Small Business with 5-10 Employees – Employee of the Year (Jasmine Meyers) We had an amazing night, held at the Lighthouse […]

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Have you been thinking about contact lenses??

Do you wear glasses? If you do you may not realise what contact lenses can do for you! Here is a great list of advantages of contact lenses over glasses – many people choose to wear both! There are many differences between glasses and contact lenses, but there are some similarities, too: Both require careful […]

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May is Macula Month (1 – 31 May 2018)

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, and everyone with diabetes is at risk of vision loss from diabetic eye disease. By adopting the healthy habits below you will help minimise your […]

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School Vision Screenings

Did you know we have started a new FREE community service to our local schools? We are offering FREE vision screening clinics, held at the schools for all Year 1 students. We would like to offer this service because basic screenings are done by health nurses during Kindy, however vision can change as the child […]

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Don’t let Diabetes steal your sight!

Eye health If you have diabetes, it is likely that you will develop some changes to your eyes. Diabetes sometimes causes the focusing ability of the eye to weaken or to vary from day-to-day however; this problem eases when blood glucose levels are stable. Diabetes can also cause vision loss from Diabetes Retinopathy (damage to […]

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MACK HORTON WEARS CARTER BOND TO RECEIVE HIS GOLD MEDAL

Australian swimmer Mack Horton wins Commonwealth Games gold medal in the men’s 400m freestyle final. He received his gold medal wearing Carter Bond model 9205 in C300. As a proud support of Australian eyewear brand, Carter Bond, it’s exciting to see Mack wear these stylish frames – Go Aussie! ________________________________________

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