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What is Ortho-K?

What is Ortho-K? If you’ve worn contact lenses for quite a while, you’ll know the golden rule – take them out when you go to sleep! But with Orthokeratology (or Ortho-K) that notion is turned on its head. Ortho-K is the overnight wear of customised contact lenses that eliminate the …

Why we’re Eyecare Plus

The Eyecare Plus Brand Ever wondered why we’re called Eyecare Plus?  That’s because even though each practice is independent, we are also part of a nationwide group of optometrists, working together to offer gold level care in optometry services.  That means we get the best of both worlds – and …

What is colour blindness?

What is colour blindness? Colour blindness, or more accurately, Colour Vision Deficiency, is an interesting eye condition because it highlights that we do not all see things in exactly the same way as other people do. People who are colour blind have difficulty in distinguishing colours. The effect can range …

Screens and eye care

The events of this year with prolonged lockdowns and time at home has intensified the use of screens for some.  More time watching TV or Netflix, reading books on the kindle, gaming, on the phone, or using a computer.  All this time looking at screens can lead to Computer Vision …

Food for your eyes

Remember as a kid being told to eat your carrots so you could see in the dark?  We’re sorry to report that carrots don’t give you night vision, but you’ll be happy to know that they do make our list of food that is good for your eyes.  So read …

Never seen an optometrist?

Never seen an optometrist?  We myth-bust the top reasons 12% of Australians have never had their eyes examined by an optometrist. Optometry Australia has just released their 2020 Vision Index – a report taking a closer look at Australia’s eye health.  After reading this report, which found that 12% of …