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

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Eye Health over 40
Glaucoma screening

Good Vision for Life – Glaucoma

Part of the Good Vision for Life Series – Glaucoma – Fact Sheet. What is it? How do I know if I have it? How can I treat it? Fact or fiction? Glaucoma always leads to blindness Untreated, glaucoma may lead to blindness however, early detection and treatment reduces damage and loss of vision. My vision is...
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macula awareness

Macular Degeneration Awareness Week

This Macular Degeneration Awareness Week, 21 to 27 May, Australians are being asked to “Face the Facts about Macular Degeneration” and take steps to reduce their risk. Since 2007, the Macular Disease Foundation  have increased awareness of macular degeneration as a disease by 53%, and this is an outstanding result. However there is still more to...
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healthy food

Macula Health

Healthy Macula Recipe Poached Salmon, Grilled Asparagus and Poached Eggs Ingredients 4 asparagus spears, woody stalks trimmed Olive oil Sea salt and freshly ground pepper 200 gms poached salmon, flaked 2 poached eggs 25 gms parmesan cheese, shaved 1/2 bunch chervil, leaves washed, picked and chopped Method 1.Pre-heat the oven to moderate, 180 degrees, Gas Mark...
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eye drops

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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Macula density test

Know your MPOD ?

Forget your iPod … get to know your MPOD So what is your MPOD and why is it important? MPOD stands for Macular Pigment Optical Density. It is a measure of the concentration of the pigments that your body has been able to store in the centre of your macula, called the fovea, at the...
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macula

Macular Degeneration Awareness Week May 2016

Macular Degeneration Awareness Week 22-28 May 2016   Next week is Macular Degeneration Awareness week, an annual campaign initiated by Macular Disease Foundation Australia to raise awareness of the risk factors and symptoms of macular degeneration. We encourage all Australians at risk of the disease to have an eye test and macula check. In the early stages of Macular...
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Optomap Retinal Image

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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Macular Degeneration

Macular Degeneration Awareness Week 2015

1 in 4 people are still not heeding the call to action to have their eyes tested and macula checked despite 80% being aware of macular degeneration. 1 Vision Excellence  is supporting Macular Disease Foundation Australia in urging local residents at risk to see their local optometrist and take control of their eye health during Macular...
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glaucoma

Beat Invisible Glaucoma

BEAT INVISIBLE GLAUCOMA – IT’S B.I.G. A new campaign launched this week – Beat Invisible Glaucoma – is calling on Australians to fight the disease which is the world’s leading cause of irreversible blindness. More than 300,000 Australians have glaucoma but only half know about it; mostly because they haven’t had a simple optic nerve...
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sunglasses kid's

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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