Macular Degeneration: are you at risk?

Macular Degeneration: are you at risk?

May is Macula Month (1–31 May 2019) If you’re over 50 you are at higher risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). If you have a direct family member (parent or sibling) who has been diagnosed with AMD, you have a 50% increased risk of diagnosis. Smokers are at...
This is why we Optomap

This is why we Optomap

An Optomap detected this serious eye condition Our new Optus Optomap system is already helping us take better care of our patients’ vision. This includes recently detecting the detached retina as shown above. The image on the left shows a healthy retina, as opposed to...
Macular Degeneration Week 20-26 May

Macular Degeneration Week 20-26 May

Ticking any of these boxes? Or perhaps one of the family is? Common risk factors for macular degeneration are:  Over 50 Direct family member has macular degeneration Smoking Macular degeneration is eading cause of vision loss and blindness in Australia. You may not...
Dry sore eyes?

Dry sore eyes?

Do your eyes often feel scratchy, with that feeling that there is something in them? Maybe they are always itchy or stinging or watery? Don’t just put up with the discomfit, because these are some of the common symptoms of Dry Eye Disease. It can be the result of any...
Struggling to see the road ahead?

Struggling to see the road ahead?

Even a small change in vision can affect your ability to read road signs, judge distances, and see cars, pedestrians and other objects on the road. Good vision is critical for drivers, so book a regular eye test and make sure your vision supports safe driving. book an...
Glaucoma – you’ll never see it coming

Glaucoma – you’ll never see it coming

Glaucoma sneaks up on you. It doesn’t hurt and it doesn’t cause sudden vision loss. Side (peripheral) vision deteriorates before central vision, so you might not notice the condition for a long time. But the increased pressure in your eye damages the optic nerve and...

Healthy Vision News

Info and reminders to help you maintain healthy vision for longer. Because changes in vision and eye health can sneak up on you.