Eye Health

Did you know? U are Vulnerable to UV rays

UV exposure and your eyes, you may already be aware of the dangers UV exposure is to your skin. But are you aware that your eyes are vulnerable to UV damage anytime of the day, anytime of the year? Accumulated UV exposure to your eyes can lead to cataracts, macular degeneration, pterygium, solar keratopathy, and […]

Macular Degeneration is hereditary!

Macular Degeneration Awareness Week 27th May – 2nd June Recent research has revealed Australians significantly underestimate the role of family history in developing Macular Degeneration, the leading cause of blindness and vision loss in Australia. People  at risk, which are those over 50 years or with a family history of Macular Degeneration, should have their […]

Could you have Glaucoma?

You probably don’t realise there is a three percent chance of you becoming an adult glaucoma sufferer over your lifetime? You won’t know, at least in the early stages, unless you have a glaucoma eye check. This is because most cases are only detected after some permanent loss of vision has occurred. Glaucoma is the […]

Dry Eye Therapy

Dry Eye describes a disorder that causes inadequate wetting of the eye. Millions of people worldwide suffer from dry eye, making this a very common condition. One of the leading causes of Dry Eye is our environment. Dry or Windy weather, heaters & air-conditioning may cause tears to evaporate, leading to dry, irritable or gritty […]

Macuvision for Macular Degeneration

Why is Macuvision recommended for Macular Degeneration? Macuvision is a source of antioxidant nutrients. It helps defend against free radical damage in the macular region of the retina and the lens of the eye. The Macular is resposible for central, detailed vision such as reading and distinguishing peoples faces. Macular Degeneration (MD) is the leading […]

Therapeutics

Tony and Michael are now Therapeutically Endorsed Optometrists. What this means for our patients is that they can be treated for most eye diseases such as Glaucoma and viral infections. They can write a prescription for medication that can be filled at your local pharmacy just like your doctor.