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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

Tangy carrot salad recipe

We love sharing healthy recipes that will give you an eyesight boost! This colourful salad is a great holiday side dish and can liven up your leftover meals as well. Carrots are full of ... Continue Reading

Answers to your most frequently asked questions

We know that the ability to see clearly is critical to driving, working, and caring for your family. Whether you have always worn glasses, or you think it is time to start, figuring out ... Continue Reading
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How to treat cataracts

Cataracts are generally an age-related condition that occurs when the lens inside the eye that focusses the light into the back of the eye, becomes cloudy and opaque causing: Dimming of vision Glare sensitivity ... Continue Reading
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Why are my migraines affecting my vision?

Ocular Migraine A migraine that involves visual disturbance is called an ocular migraine. Ocular migraines can develop with or without the accompanying pain of a typical migraine. An ocular migraine is a rare condition characterised ... Continue Reading

Lazy Eye Exercises: Exercises To Correct A Lazy Eye

Lazy eye, or amblyopia, is a condition that causes poor vision, usually in one eye. It affects about 3 out of 100 children. If the brain favors one eye over the other and stops receiving visual ... Continue Reading

Men’s Health Week June 14-20th

Happy Men’s Health Week!  Men’s Health Week is a way of showing how services, policy-makers, and funding bodies can connect the dots between these broader factors and the health of men and boys. To ... Continue Reading

Higher vs. Lower Order Aberrations: Can You See the Difference?

Here at Beckenham Optometrist, we take vision correction very seriously. We are proud to offer state-of-the-art custom lens designs, which are far more advanced versions of optical lenses than previously available. Part of the ... Continue Reading

Blepharitis Management

Blepharitis is a common eyelid inflammation with symptoms that can include burning, flaking, crusting, tearing, irritation, itching, redness in eyelid margins, and a foreign body sensation. It can be associated with a low-grade bacterial ... Continue Reading
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It is Myopia Awareness Week!

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 2021 ... Continue Reading