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This guide covers the following: What exactly is laser eye surgery and how can it fix my eyes? How does the laser technology work? What are the risks of getting eye laser surgery? How much does the surgery cost? How to choose a clinic and......

If you are considering laser eye surgery, one of your first questions is undoubtedly going to be around the cost. While laser eye surgery does have a rather large upfront cost, when you compare it to the cost of glasses and contact lenses over a......

Are you looking into getting laser eye surgery? You would have by now come across lots of names and acronyms like SMILE, PRK and LASIK…. But what does it all mean? And what kind of laser eye surgery is right for you? Here, we talk......

Eyes are an amazing part of the human body, but I bet you don’t know how incredible they really are! Here are 30 astonishing facts about eyes that will make you appreciate your peepers even more! The most common eye colour in the world is......

If you’ve ever worn glasses or contact lenses you understand how expensive, delicate and time-consuming they can be. There’s a lot of  cleaning, maintenance, appointments and cost that go into looking after your visual aids. It’s no wonder that Laser eye surgery (or LASIK) is......

Astigmatism refers to a refractive error caused by the dual curvature of the cornea. It is an extremely common vision problem that can be corrected in one of three ways: contact lenses, eyeglasses, or laser surgery. What causes astigmatism? This condition occurs when the eye’s......

We all know that we need to take better health as we get older, for most people this means keeping active, eating healthy and regular check-ups with your GP. But did you know that there are many issues that can develop with your eyes as you age?...

There is an eye disease that’s so common and widespread that people have been diagnosing it and treating it for thousands of years. And it’s still with us today. With Australia’s ageing population, it’s actually more prevalent than ever. If you guessed we’re talking about......

For many people, dry eyes can be a small, temporary condition. However, if it occurs for a long time, it can become uncomfortable and prevent one from carrying out their daily tasks. In our simple guide today, we will be discussing the causes, symptoms, and the treatment options you can consider. But before that, let’s define what this eye condition is really about....

Did you know that embracing a healthy lifestyle can greatly help preserve your vision? Yes, there are certain nutrients you can add to your diet and may reduce the risk of eye health problems as you age....

If you are considering laser eye surgery, one of your first questions is undoubtedly going to be around the cost. While laser eye surgery does have a rather large upfront cost, when you compare it to the cost of glasses and contact lenses over a...

Are you looking into getting laser eye surgery? You would have by now come across lots of names and acronyms like SMILE, PRK and LASIK…. But what does it all mean? And what kind of laser eye surgery is right for you? Here, we talk...

This guide covers the following:What exactly is laser eye surgery and how can it fix my eyes? How does the laser technology work? What are the risks of getting eye laser surgery? How much does the surgery cost? How to choose a clinic and...

Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness in adults globally and based on findings for the Medibank Better Health Index, over 700,000 Australians are currently suffering from cataracts....

According to the Glaucoma Organization of Australia, almost 300,000 Australians have glaucoma, and about 50% of this number are unaware. With glaucoma being the major cause of blindness among Australians above the age of 55, and the second leading cause of blindness worldwide according to...

Double vision, also known as diplopia, is the perception of two overlapping or separate images of a single object when you should only be seeing one image. This eye condition can affect your balance and ability to read....

Suffering from eye floaters may affect many aspects of your life, from reading, driving a car or undertaking any activities that require total visual accuracy. In this article, we're going to look at several causes leading people to experience eye floaters in their eyes as well...

Did you know that embracing a healthy lifestyle can greatly help preserve your vision? Yes, there are certain nutrients you can add to your diet and may reduce the risk of eye health problems as you age....

What is blepharitis?Blepharitis is a common ophthalmic condition where the eyelid becomes inflamed. The ensuing redness, swelling and irritation is characteristic of the condition. It is not infectious and does not compromise eyesight. Episodes can be recurrent and chronic blepharitis can cause long term alteration of...

Often, when we think of 20/20 vision, thoughts of brain surgeons, nuclear physicists or rocket scientists spring to mind. However, 20/20 vision is not a measure of intellect or even ‘vision’ but rather of visual acuity....

Monovision, also known as 'blended vision' is an ophthalmic intervention whereby the focusing of one eye is fixed at a distance and the focus of the other eye is set for near vision....

Diabetic eye disease is formally known as diabetic retinopathy. This progressive disease process is driven by diabetes and attacks the tiny network of blood vessels in the retina at the back of the eye....

A conjuctival pterygium, also known as surfer’s eye, is a triangular, fleshy, non-cancerous growth. The cause of this condition remains unclear but its geographic distribution points to a number of contributing factors including prolonged UV light exposure and exposure to wind, sand and dust....