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    Mar 29, 2019
    Digital Eye Strain

    The digital age has changed the way we work, learn, shop, socialise and relax. However, our eyes are not accustomed to the digital environment and many of us are feeling the strain. Australians on average are spending 10 hours a day on internet connected devices^. This places stress and fatigue on our eyes and posture, … Continue reading Digital Eye Strain

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    Sep 02, 2018
    Cataracts

    One in four people over the age of 60 have signs of cataracts and should have their eyes examined regularly. An examination by your optometrist will reveal any changes to the lens of the eye that may lead to cataracts before any symptoms appear. A cataract is a cloudiness that forms in the lens of … Continue reading Cataracts

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    Aug 12, 2018
    Macula Degeneration

    Australians believe that blindness and severe vision loss would limit their ability to work and leave them socially isolated, according to new research released by the Macular Degeneration (MD) Foundation. It is alarming to see that 60 per cent of people believe they would be unable to work if affected by severe vision loss or … Continue reading Macula Degeneration

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    Jul 20, 2018
    Smoking and the eyes

    Smoking: The Blinding Facts Smokers are aware of the overall health risks of smoking but many are blind to the fact that smoking can cause significant damage and accelerate the ageing process of their eyes. Approximately 80% of the information received by a person comes through the eyes yet 3.5 million Australians are still risking … Continue reading Smoking and the eyes

  • B Visionage
    Jul 02, 2018
    Vision after the age of 40

    From the age of 40 onwards everyone will experience changes in their near vision. This common condition that makes vision difficult at a normal reading distance is known as Presbyopia. This is a normal change in the ageing process. Normally your eyes are focussed for distance vision. To focus on close objects, a muscle in … Continue reading Vision after the age of 40

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    May 26, 2018
    Conjunctivitis

    Conjunctivitis triggers can mostly be avoided Severe conjunctivitis can harm your vision if left untreated and you should see your optometrist to see if treatment is required. Conjunctivitis occurs when the thin transparent layer that lines the inner eyelids and the white parts of the eye, becomes inflamed. There are three types of conjunctivitis including … Continue reading Conjunctivitis

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    May 12, 2018
    Glaucoma

    Vision One Eyecare Optometrists reminds relatives not to ignore the glaucoma family connection. As part of Glaucoma Week (August 17th – 23rd), Vision One Eyecare is urging people who have a family history of glaucoma to have their eyes examined regularly. Glaucoma is a progressive eye disease which can lead to blindness. If you have … Continue reading Glaucoma

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    Apr 12, 2018
    Amblyopia

    WHAT IS AMBLYOPIA? The brain and the eye work together to produce vision. Light enters the eye and is changed into nerve signals that travel along the optic nerve to the brain. Amblyopia is the medical term used when the vision in one of the eyes is reduced because the eye and the brain are … Continue reading Amblyopia

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    Apr 02, 2018
    Diabetes

    More than 70 per cent of Australians with diabetes will develop changes to their eyes within 15 years of diagnosis. Patients who have had diabetes for a number of years can develop changes in the retina, which is known as diabetic retinopathy. Diabetic retinopathy occurs when tiny blood vessels inside the retina are damaged. The … Continue reading Diabetes

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