A Beginner’s Guide To Orthokeratology

29 December 2022
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You may have heard of orthokeratology, but you don't know enough about it to decide if it's something that can benefit you. This post explains what orthokeratology is, how it works, and who can benefit from it. Scroll down to discover the answers to some common questions. What Is Orthokeratology? Orthokeratology (also known as "ortho-k") is a non-invasive procedure that uses specially designed rigid contact lenses to reshape the surface of your eye. Read More 

Should You Worry about High Intraocular Pressure?

30 March 2022
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Did you know that the human eye contains a special type of fluid that is constantly moving to protect internal components and is also being refreshed daily? Most of the time, this process will continue without any issue, but occasionally, complications can develop. When this happens, the pressure within the eye could build-up, leading to glaucoma and other ailments. What do you need to know about this pressure, and how can an optometrist help you monitor the situation? Read More 

3 Things to Consider Before Getting Laser Eye Surgery

3 June 2021
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Itching to get rid of glasses, contact lenses and all the bother that comes with them? Laser eye surgery could be your solution. Laser eye surgery is a modern eye surgery procedure that enhances vision and corrects refractive errors in the eyes by reshaping the cornea with a laser.  Of course, before you make the decision to undergo laser eye surgery, there are some factors you need to think about. To help you make an informed decision about your vision, here's a guide on the three main things you need to consider before getting laser eye surgery. Read More 

What Does an Optometrist Do?

27 October 2020
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An optometrist is a qualified health professional who specialises in eye care, both in terms of helping to prevent certain disorders and diseases and helping people to adjust to poor sight through the provision of glasses, contact lenses and other lifestyle improvements. People think of optometrists as people who prescribe and dispense glasses. This is certainly one of their functions, but their primary function is really preventative. People are encouraged to have eye exams from an early age, as this is the best way of detecting any potential problems. Read More 

Two tips for people with eye phobias who are going for their first eye exam

10 December 2019
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If you have an eye phobia that results in you being fearful of or repulsed by the idea of anyone touching your eyes, then the thought of getting an eye exam is probably very frightening. However, due to the critical role that regular eye exams play in the prevention and timely treatment of eye conditions, it is important to try to overcome this phobia. If you have booked your first eye exam, these two tips should be helpful. Read More