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Myopia
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Scleral Lenses

The contact lens design for when no other contact lens will work. The three most important aspects to consider when our patients are fitted with contact lenses are: Lens wear is safe and healthy for the eyesComfort is maintained throughout wearClarity of vision meets the needs of the wearer Most people who wear contact lenses...
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Digital Devices

For most of us, digital devices have a strong and growing presence in our lives. Computers, tablets, smartphones and other electronic devices with visual displays can all cause tired eyes and digital eye strain, or what’s known as ‘computer vision syndrome’. What is computer vision syndrome and what causes it? Computer vision syndrome is the...
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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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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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The Case for Myopia Control Now

by Bruce H. Koffler, MD | November 2012 Basic research has given us important clues to the environmental factors that incite axial elongation in children’s eyes—and new clinical technologies allow us to harness these insights and slow myopia progression in developing eyes. Like autism and allergy, myopia is a well known condition that appears to...
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