Spring Allergies

Spring Allergies

It’s that time of the year! Spring has sprung and so have allergies. You may recognise symptoms such as sneezing, sniffling, and nasal congestion as the typical symptoms of allergies but allergies can affect eyes too.

What is Corneal Topography?

What is Corneal Topography?

Corneal Topography is a method of mapping the surface of the eye. Read more about how it is done and why.

4 Signs of Vision Problems in Kids

4 Signs of Vision Problems in Kids

In addition to annual vision screenings and eye exams, it’s important for parents to keep an eye out for these 4 warning signs of vision problems that can develop.

Will glasses make my eyes worse?

Will glasses make my eyes worse?

If there is one question that Optometrists encounter on a regular basis, it is this one: “Will glasses make my eyes worse?” Many people believe that the longer you wear spectacles the worse your eyesight becomes. But are they right?

Headaches: Is it my eyes?

Headaches: Is it my eyes?

Headaches are a complex and common patient complaint for all Optometrists. A comprehensive eye exam can highlight a variety of eye-related issues that may be causing headaches. Here are a few considerations:

Vision & Aging

Vision & Aging

Of our five senses, which are you most afraid of losing?

Cigarette Smoking & Vision

Cigarette Smoking & Vision

Cigarette smoke is extremely toxic, containing as many as 4 000 active compounds including tar, formaldehyde and heavy metals. Most of us are aware of the adverse effects of cigarette smoking on the body but smoking harms every organ of the body and the eyes are not exempt from it.

Could it be Dyslexia?

Could it be Dyslexia?

Kids learn at different paces. But if your child has been struggling with reading and writing for a while, what you’re seeing could be signs of dyslexia. 

Dry Eyes & Seasonal Changes

Dry Eyes & Seasonal Changes

If your eyes a frequently scratchy, irritated and red, you may be suffering from symptoms of Dry Eye and with the change of season this may be more complicated than it seems.

The Importance of Sunglasses

The Importance of Sunglasses

The dangers of excessive sun exposure and ultraviolet radiation are evident with threatening skin conditions, however its effect on the eye is equally relevant as it is to the rest of the body.