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My Eyes are Hurting My Neck!

My Eyes are Hurting My Neck! There are many reasons for neck pain as we get older. One little known cause is actually brought about by the aging of the eyes, a condition called presbyopia. This condition usually begins anywhere between the late thirties and the early fifties, depending on a person’s long distance sight,...
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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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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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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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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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Carla’s Story – World Sight Day 2013

WHAT CAN I DO TO HELP? The World Sight Day Challenge is run by global charity, Optometry Giving Sight, which began in Australia and the UK and has spread to include optometry practices around the world. Thanks to past donations, Optometry Giving Sight has been able to fund 67 projects in 38 countries. These include...
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World Sight Day 2013 – How We Can Help!

At Vision Excellence, we care about protecting your vision. In addition to this, we are also care about the more than 600 million people around the world who lack access to quality vision care. Because of this, our practice participates in the World Sight Day Challenge every October. The World Sight Day Challenge is run...
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Google Glass Enters the Operating Theatre

Update on google glass, now worn by surgeons in the USA…. *source MiVision Australia and New Zealand August 2013 What was your experience? See the Google Glass Spectacles experience: [youtube height=”HEIGHT” width=”WIDTH”]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-y3bEjEVV8[/youtube] With an official price tag of $1,500, ( this was the price set for competition winners who were able to get Google Glass early), there are...
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