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Suite 309, 4 Columbia Court, Norwest Business Park, Baulkham Hills NSW 2153.

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Children’s Vision
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Eye Tracking

Eye Tracking – What’s it all about? One of the most common reasons that parents bring their children to us for a second opinion is that they have been told that their child has a problem with eye tracking. Many are understandably concerned that their child will not be able to learn unless this is...
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Shedding some light on behavioural optometry

There are always two sides to every story. We choose not to practise as behavioural optometrists but in the interest of fairness, follow the link to the recent news report that caused the reaction and read the article below to learn both sides of the issue. link to 7 news report The following is a reproduction...
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Are your child’s eyes ready for the classroom?

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 4 children has an undetected eye problem? With 80 per cent of all learning experienced through vision, it is no...
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Will I have eye drops during my eye examination ?

Eye Drops Our optometrist is licensed to use certain eye drops during eye examinations. These drops have the effect of either dilating the pupils (mydriatics) paralysing the focusing muscles of the eye (cycloplegics) or deadening the sensation of the front of the eye (anaesthetics). Pupil dilation As part of your comprehensive eye examination, your optometrist...
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Eye Screening for Children

Eye Screening for Children (Adapted from American Academy of Ophthalmology) Why is regular vision screening so important? Good vision is key to a child’s physical development, success in school and overall well-being. The vision system is not fully formed in babies and young children, and equal input from both eyes is necessary for the brain’s...
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Paediatric Vision

Are they missing out? Paediatric vision problems can often go undetected for many years. Children are resilient. They adapt to their situation and surroundings. So much so that we as adults sometimes forget how it can feel to be excluded. Take 50 seconds to watch this video and feel for a moment what it must...
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Optomap Ultra Widefield Retinal Image

The optomap ultra-widefield retinal image is a unique technology that captures more than 80% of your retina in one panoramic image while traditional imaging methods typically only show 15%. Early signs of these conditions can show on your retina long before you notice any changes to your vision or feel pain. While eye exams generally...
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Sunglasses protect your Eyes from UV damage

You may be aware of the dangers of UV exposure to your skin, but are you aware that your eyes are vulnerable to UV damage anytime of the day, anytime of the year? Almost 60 per cent of Australians believe it is only the midday sun that poses the greatest UV threat but this not...
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Children’s Vision Assessment

Are your child’s eyes ready for the classroom? Children’s Vision Screening is crucial in order to maintain healthy vision which 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 4 children has an undetected eye problem? With 80 per...
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Eye Patching for Childhood Amblyopia

Research Supports Extended Eye Patching for Childhood Amblyopia October 2013 — Increasing eye patching from two hours to six hours a day effectively treats persistent childhood amblyopia, according to a Pediatric Eye Disease Investigators Group (PEDIG) study published in the journalOphthalmology. Eye Patching is the standard treatment for amblyopia, according to the National Eye Institute,...
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