Keratoconus Part 3 – Vision Correction Options

There are multiple options for correcting vision – from spectacles in mild keratoconus to different contact lens technologies, in addition to surgical options. Spectacles In the early stages of keratoconus, spectacles can often correct vision. As keratoconus progresses and the front of the eye becomes more irregular, the vision in glasses decreases. In moderate keratoconus, the spectacles may correct a …

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Keratoconus Part 2 – Treatment

What treatment options are available? It is important to minimise risks for further keratoconus progression. It is strongly suggested to ensure no eye rubbing and to manage any eye allergies so that there is no temptation to rub the eyes. There is a surgical treatment that eye surgeons can also offer to slow and in some cases halt keratoconus progression …

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Preparing for your eye exam

This is some important information on what to bring to your appointment, children’s eye exams, where to park and what to expect – we look forward to welcoming you soon! For more detailed information see the Practice Guide Download on our home page. Don’t forget your contact lenses! If you’re a regular contact lens wearer or just getting started, remember …

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My arms aren’t long enough! Do I have to wear reading glasses?

There comes a time when we’ve all had enough birthdays to start to notice that reading small print is getting harder. This is very normal, but doesn’t stop it being very disturbing and upsetting, especially if you’ve otherwise had perfect vision your whole life. This condition called presbyopia, where our arms get too short ;), is where the focussing lens …

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Magic? No, it’s orthokeratology!

Myopia (short-sightedness) has been recognised as one of the five leading causes of blindness and visual impairments in the world by the World Health Organisation. (1) Research shows there are a number of options to slow myopia progression, and thus reduce the associated increased eye health risks including glaucoma, macular degeneration and retinal detachment. (1) One of these is overnight Orthokeratology, often …

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The latest contact lens technologies to give you the best vision

Our optometrists are experienced in fitting contact lenses for different eye shapes, prescriptions and visual goals – whether you are looking for occasional weekend wear to ace your golf, or everyday wear for work and studies, that give you freedom from wearing spectacles. Our leading contact lens expertise means that we are the first to trial new contact lens technologies …

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Healthy Contact Lens Habits

We’ve all heard or come across interesting contact lens stories in the media – from the lady wearing 27 soft contact lenses in one eye, to teenagers wearing poor quality Halloween contact lenses not fitted by an optometrist. These cases are examples of not following healthy contact lens habits, which unfortunately can sometimes lead to serious vision threatening problems.   …

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