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

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

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

Sun damage does not end when the summer does

A lot of people seem to think that protecting your eyes from sun is only necessary when it is hot outside. During the winter months, we all forget the sunnies and hats and trade ... Continue Reading

Children’s Vision

Eye and vision disorders are some of the most common health concerns affecting Australian children. One in five school-aged children have undetected vision problems significantly impacting their learning, education, social and daily activities. These ... Continue Reading

Pterygia: “Surfer’s eye”

Pterygia (singular: pterygium) are growths of benign fibrovascular tissue that develop due to UV exposure. They begin on the whites of the eye (the conjunctiva) as pingueculae and generally give a yellowing  or slightly red ... Continue Reading