Local Health Tips for Hunters Hill

  All about Eye health and Nutrition Have you been WATCHING what you eat? It is important to take care of your vision because good vision helps you perform daily tasks, such as driving and working, well. Aside from getting regular eye exams, nutrition also plays a...
Short-sightedness

Short-sightedness

Short-sightedness Myopia, commonly known as short-sightedness or near-sightedness, is increasing at an alarming rate worldwide, doubling in children over the course of a single generation. 36% of Australians are predicted to be myopic by 2020 and by 2050, it’s set to...
Myopia Awareness Week – We can now help!

Myopia Awareness Week – We can now help!

“Myopia Awareness Week is about getting people talking about myopia in homes and optometry practices around the world. Our efforts are about building a movement to fight this epidemic!” – Dr Scott Mundle World Council of...
Macular Health – Check your Macula Month!

Macular Health – Check your Macula Month!

May is Macula Month (1 – 31 May 2019) If you’re over 50 you are at higher risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). If you have a direct family member (parent or sibling) who has been diagnosed with AMD, you have a 50% increased risk of diagnosis. Smokers are at...
Easing Eye Strain from Digital Devices

Easing Eye Strain from Digital Devices

The digital age has changed the way we work, learn, shop, socialise and relax. However, our eyes are not accustomed to the digital environment and many of us are feeling the strain. Australians on average are spending 10 hours a day on internet connected devices^....
Raising Awareness for Glaucoma

Raising Awareness for Glaucoma

Did you know that the no.1 cause of preventable vision loss is not having a regular eye exam? This month, the world focuses on the impact that Glaumacoma can have on peoples lives, and how prevention can help to manage it. World Glaucoma Week, 10 – 16 March 2019,...