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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle! What you can do with your old contact lenses!

Apart of a comminity effort to clean up the Northern Beaches and promote a greener future, Beckenham Optometrist is now a drop site for old contact lenses and blister packs. Apart of Terracycle and ... Continue Reading
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How to be proactive about your eye health

With your eyes working harder than any other muscle in your body, we have a created a list of small simple steps you can take to ensure the health of your eyes.   Book ... Continue Reading
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Suffering from low vision?

Low vision and how we can help 357,000 Australians suffer from low vision*, and this number is growing. This article should shed some light on ways that we can improve quality of life. Low ... Continue Reading
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Want to know more about your glasses?

Each pair of glasses have a unique and individual story behind them. Click on the links below to find out information on your favorite brands. With new styles in store, it might be time ... Continue Reading
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Should I Be Concerned Seeing Flashing Lights?

Seeing Flashing Lights or Floaters Can Call For Concern While many people experience Flashes of light or Floaters (movement of shadows), what a lot of our patients are unaware of is the risks associated with seeing unusual ... Continue Reading

Myopia – Is your child’s vision at risk?

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. What is myopia and why the rise? Typically diagnosed in ... Continue Reading
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Children’s Eye Health Month

In the first 12 years of a child’s life, vision is responsible for 80% of their learning! Without proper eye tests before school, children will just assume their vision is correct. Get involved in ... Continue Reading
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How you can help give back

Following on from work in rural and remote indigenous communities in Australia, Rowena has joined the Sumba Eye Program visiting annually to perform essential optometric services and help build the capacity of the local ... Continue Reading
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Shot-Sightedness is at an all time high

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 ... Continue Reading
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Looking After Your Glasses and Sunglasses

How do I clean my lenses? For everyday cleaning, spray the lens cleaner on front and back surface of the lens and wipe clean with a microfibre cleaning cloth. During the day the microfibre cloth ... Continue Reading