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How can my eyes make me a safer driver?

Research tells us that people with poor vision have a 30 percent higher crash involvement rate than those with good vision.1 This isn’t surprising, given around 90% of the decisions we make while driving is ... Continue Reading

May is Macula Month

Macula disease is the leading cause of blindness and severe vision loss in Australia. Apar of the Macula Month Awareness campaign, Beckenham Optometrist is encouraging our community to learn about their risk and take ... Continue Reading

Eyelid contact dermatitis

Eyelid contact dermatitis is an inflammatory reaction involving the eyelid skin that is caused by contact with a trigger substance. It may be a result of irritation (irritant contact dermatitis) or allergies (allergic contact dermatitis). Signs ... Continue Reading

6 Tips for Maintaining Good Eyesight

How Do I Maintain Healthy Vision? Maintaining healthy vision is more than having a regular eye examination. Your overall health can impact your eye health. Here are 6 tips for maintaining good eyesight. Eat ... Continue Reading
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Eye Melanoma

Melanoma is a type of cancer that develops in the cells that produce melanin — the pigment that gives your skin its color. Your eyes also have melanin-producing cells and can develop melanoma. Eye ... Continue Reading

Happy Easter!

We hope everyone enjoys the long weekend, we will be closed over Easter Friday, Saturday and Monday. If you have an eye emergency the Sydney Eye Hospital can be contacted on (02) 9382 7111 ... Continue Reading

Feeling the strain?

With the arrival of crunchy leaves on our footpaths, you might be feeling called to slow down after a busy start to the year. Now is a good time to remind ourselves that our ... Continue Reading
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Eye love dark chocolate

It is not just the nutrients in the humble carrot that aid in healthy eyesite!   ... Continue Reading

What happens if I sleep in my contact lenses?

The latest research shows that 24% of Australia contact lens wearers leave their contacts in overnight at least once every two weeks, placing them at increased risk of eye infection and ulcers. Below are ... Continue Reading

Common Vision Problems in Children

Early detection is the key The most common vision problems experienced by school-aged children are those affecting the ability to see clearly and sharply. They include: shortsightedness (blurred distance vision); longsightedness (difficulty focusing up ... Continue Reading