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Digital Eye Strain

Are You Suffering From Digital Eye Strain?

Digital Eye Strain a Growing Epidemic Caused by a Digital Life. Australians are leading world consumers of tablets, smartphones and computers, with 80% now owning and using a smartphone. Collectively, we look at our ... Continue Reading

Dry Eyes

DRY EYES Dry eye syndrome is a common, chronic medical condition that affects many Australians. It develops when the eye’s tear film no longer lubricates, nourishes and protects the eye’s outer surface adequately. This ... Continue Reading
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Have you had your Macula Tested?

What is Macular Degeneration? Macular degeneration, also known as age related macular degeneration, is the leading cause of legal blindness in Australia, responsible for 50% of all cases of blindness. It is possible to ... Continue Reading
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If you can see clearly, nothing is wrong. Right?

Don’t wait until it’s too late! Many of the most serious eye diseases develop gradually, often without noticeable signs in their early stages. ... Continue Reading

Recycle your glasses program

At Beckenham Optometrist we collect for a recycle your glasses program. Many families provide used spectacles no longer suitable for their family or a departed relative, and every pair received is refurbished and a ... Continue Reading

Blue light

Most of you would have heard about the “damaging blue light” emitted from your digital devices or tried the “night mode” on your phone or tablet. This article discusses the what blue light is, ... Continue Reading

See better, See us

Rowena discusses how optometry has changed over her career ... Continue Reading

Macular Degeneration

Understanding everything you need to know about Macular Degeneration (AMD) ... Continue Reading


Conjunctivitis/pink eye is the acute inflammation of the outer lining of the eye. There are several types and they all require different treatment. ... Continue Reading