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What is a pterygium?

A pterygium is a triangular-shaped lump of tissue that grows from the conjunctiva (the thin membrane or “skin” of the eye that covers the white of the eye) and onto the cornea – the ... 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

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

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
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Reduce Eye Strain with 20-20-20 Rule

You can help alleviate eye strain with this simple 20-20-20 strategy: Every 20 minutes look 20 feet away and blink 20 times. This easy to remember message has an imperial based system of measurement ... Continue Reading
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How your diet can help look after your eyes.

We often think about eating healthy as a means to feeling and looking good – but did you know that just like other parts of our bodies, our eyes favour specific nutrients in order ... Continue Reading

What eyewear options are avaible?

What eyewear options are available? Work Glasses. Based on your work environment and the visual tasks you perform, we recommend frame and lens solutions to maximise your vision, eye and neck comfort, UV protection and eye safety. ... Continue Reading

Glaucoma – An important reason for regular eye examinations

Australians1, yet it is estimated that 50% of those living with glaucoma are undiagnosed1. While nine out of 10 Australians say that sight is their most valued sense 2, as many as one in three Australians ... Continue Reading

How to stop your glasses from fogging up!

Tips for preventing glasses fogging from Beckenham Optometrist Weekly Clean frames and lenses in warm (not hot) soapy water – dishwashing detergent is fine abd dry completely   Daily Spray lenses front and back ... Continue Reading