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hand writing keratoconus

Good Vision For Life – Keratoconus

Part of the Good Vision for Life Series – Keratoconus – Fact Sheet. What is it? How do I know if I have it? How can I treat it? What is keratoconus? Keratoconus (literally, conical cornea) is a thinning of the central zone of the cornea, the front surface of the eye. The normal pressure...
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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 supplements

Macular Health and AREDS 2

The macula is a small spot in the centre of the retina that processes sharp, clear, central vision. When you look directly at something, light is focused on the macula, allowing you to see detail and colour. Reading, driving, watching television, recognizing faces – all of these abilities are dependent on a healthy macula. The Age Related Eye...
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kids vision

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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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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Juleye

JulEYE – raising awareness for eye health

Three-quarters of vision impairment in Australia is preventable The Eye Surgeons’ Foundation launches its annual community awareness JulEYE Campaign to raise awareness for eye health – 1-31 July 2016 Vision impairment for 75 per cent of Australians is preventable, says Lee Pepper. This is why Vision Excellence is supporting The Eye Surgeons’ Foundation’s annual ‘JulEYE’ awareness...
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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

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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diabetes

Diabetes and Your Eyes

Did you know that in NSW 4 people are diagnosed with diabetes every hour*? What is it? Diabetes is the name given to a group of different conditions in which there is too much glucose in the blood. However, we need to maintain healthy levels of glucose in our blood for our bodies to work...
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