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Central Retinal Imaging

Central Retinal Imaging

We use a high-resolution confocal fundus imaging system for central retinal imaging.  This instrument enables our Optometrists to investigate the structures at the back of your eye in more detail, even when your pupil is small, or where cataracts are in the way. The...

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Sunscreen for Eyes

Sunscreen for Eyes

Sunscreen for your eyes is a lot easier than you think. We all know about sunscreen for our skin. Just like our skin, our eyes can be susceptible to both the short term and long term effects of UV rays. The facts don’t lie and we all need to be more aware of why we...

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Presbyopia

Presbyopia

Does presbyopia make arms shorter? Here are 5 key points about presbyopia: Presbyopia is a normal aging change of the eyeIt causes difficulty seeing clearly when looking at close objects around 40 years of ageThe crystalline lens in the eye stiffens over timeCommonly...

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Macular Degeneration

Macular Degeneration

Macular degeneration - what you should know The chances are, 1 in 7 of your family members over 50 years of age will be suffering from Macular Degeneration. How is your macula? Have you had it checked lately? Here are 5 key points about macular degeneration: Vision...

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Ultra-Widefield Retinal Imaging

Ultra-Widefield Retinal Imaging

We use an Optos Daytona ultra-widefield (UWF) retinal imaging machine to capture a high-resolution image of more than 82% or 200˚ of the retina in a single capture, without physical contact and in less than ½ second. Here's what we'll cover in this article:Why is UWF...

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Vision at School

Vision at School

I’m sure you agree that good vision at school is essential to a child's growth, development and everyday performance. OverviewVision and learningMost vision problems can be correctedEarly detection is keyThe importance of an eye test for school childrenRed flags of...

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Corneal Topography

Corneal Topography

We use a Medmont Meridia for advanced corneal topography. It captures high-end interior images and videos of the front of the eye. It also provides enhanced Meibography imaging for a dry eye evaluation. This instrument provides a larger field of view and proven...

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Dry Eye Syndrome

Dry Eye Syndrome

Dry eye syndrome is a dysfunction of the tear film. It usually presents as sore, red, and tired eyes. Environmental factors play a role, however, treatment depends on which type of dry eyes you have. Artificial tear drops can help to relieve symptoms, but further...

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Keratoconus

Keratoconus

A thinning of the central zone of the cornea allows normal, internal eye pressure to cause the rounded shape of the cornea to become cone-shaped. OverviewWhat is keratoconus?Causes of keratoconus?SymptomsDiagnosisTreatmentReducing your riskRelated topics What is...

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7 Sunglasses Myths

7 Sunglasses Myths

Let's separate the facts from marketing spin and dive right into clearing up 7 sunglasses myths in time for spring! In Queensland, we're taught from a very young age about how to protect our skin from the sun. Everybody knows that sunglasses protect your eyes from UV...

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Comprehensive Eye Health

Comprehensive Eye Health

Comprehensive eye health is about providing a complete eye health service, not just eye tests for glasses. A truely comprehensive eye health examination will take time, expertise and requires detailed investigation of the eye’s health. Table of contentsWhat is a...

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Our Eye Technology

Our Eye Technology

We've invested in the best eye technology we can find. As a 100% locally owned & operated Optometrist in Noosa Junction, Noosa Optical doesn't pay franchise fees. We would rather re-invested into specialized eye test equipment and services for our clients.  ...

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Adult Eye Tests

Adult Eye Tests

Complete adult eye tests involve more than a basic eye test for glasses. As we grow older, various eye conditions will begin to affect our sight. Early diagnosis and treatment will help to prolong vision and avoid loss of sight. Our complete eye test will provide you...

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Contact Lens Test

Contact Lens Test

A contact lens test is different from a glasses check. You’ll need a contact lens test in order to receive a contact lens prescription to buy contact lenses. We prescribe a full range of contact lenses, based on what is most suitable for individual requirements....

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Optical Coherence Tomography

Optical Coherence Tomography

Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) is a form of imaging used on eyes. To provide you with the most comprehensive eye health testing available today, we have invested in the gold standard of Optical Coherence Tomography, the Carl Zeiss Cirrus HD-OCT. OverviewHow does...

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Children’s Eye Tests

Children’s Eye Tests

Children's eye tests are important. In fact, around 80% of all learning during a child’s first 12 years comes through vision. Whether it be reading, writing, smart board work, or using a computer; a child’s eyes are constantly in use in the classroom and at play. So,...

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Pterygium, Surfer’s Eye

Pterygium, Surfer’s Eye

Pterygium (pronounced "tuh - rij - ee  -uhm) is sometimes called surfer's eye. It is a common condition we see around Noosa and once you know what it is, you'll probably realise you know someone with this condition. Overview5 key pointsWhat is a pterygium?Causes of...

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Urgent Eye Care

Urgent Eye Care

In order to provide essential and urgent eye care, we have reserved appointments throughout the week that are not visible online. To book an urgent appointment, please call us directly on 54473711 during our opening hours. We'll ensure you are taken care of. What is...

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Visual Field Test

Visual Field Test

Our Zeiss Humphrey Field Analyser provides the gold standard visual field test. Combined with our Zeiss Cirrus HD-OCT, this instrument is essential in the diagnosis and management of Glaucoma. Similarly, conditions such as strokes and pituitary tumours in...

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Cataracts

Cataracts

Most cataracts are age related, which means the older you get, the more likely you are to develop them. Cataracts may also be present at birth or acquired as a result of disease (such as diabetes), trauma to the eye, exposure to radiation or prolonged use of steroids....

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Myopia & Short Sightedness

Myopia & Short Sightedness

Myopia - What you should know Myopia requires more attention than simply a pair of glasses. Children with myopia must be correctly diagnosed. Furthermore, attempts should be made to stop its progression, because a child's long-term eye health is at stake. Adults with...

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Refractive Eye Surgery Assessment

Refractive Eye Surgery Assessment

No matter how ready you are for life without lenses, the decision to have refractive surgery such as laser eye surgery or cataract surgery is a big one. There are many types of refractive eye surgery and it's worth a second glance. For example laser eye surgery...

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Conjunctivitis

Conjunctivitis

Here are 5 key points about conjunctivitis: Inflammation of the skin of the eyeCommon and usually minorCaused by bacteria, viruses and also allergiesUsually irritated red or pink eye(s) with discharge  Treatment improves comfort and can also lessen the length of the...

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Digital Eye Strain

Digital Eye Strain

Digital eye strain is an emerging vision problem associated with the increase in digital devices. Even so, there are some things you can do to help aleviate the symptoms. Here are 5 key points about Digital Eye Strain: Caused by computers, smartphones and tablets Eyes...

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Subconjunctival Haemorrhage

Subconjunctival Haemorrhage

Subconjunctival Haemorrhages are relatively common. They appear as red, blood spots on the surface of the eye. Here are 5 key points about subconjunctival haemorrhage: Bruising of the conjunctiva Usually caused by injury to the eye Doesn’t affect vision Usually...

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Astigmatism

Astigmatism

Here are 4 key points about astigmatism: An imperfect shape of the front of the eye Causes blurry vision at higher degrees A common finding in vision examinations Rapid changes associated with other conditions Corrected with prescription spectacles or contact lenses...

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Hyperopia and Long-Sightedness

Hyperopia and Long-Sightedness

Hyperopia is the same as long-sightedness and hypermetropia. Here are 5 key points on hyperopia: Causes both blurred distance and reading vision Can be asymptomatic when young, becomes more noticeable with age In children, it is important to identify severe cases...

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Glaucoma

Glaucoma

Here are 5 key points you should know about glaucoma: Glaucoma is the leading cause of avoidable blindness worldwide Over 300,000 Australians currently suffer from glaucoma Around 50% of all sufferers are undiagnosed Glaucoma can lead to permanent loss of vision...

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See Clearly

See Clearly

Did you know that even though you may still see clearly today, many of the most serious eye diseases develop gradually, often without noticeable signs in their early stages? Don’t wait until it’s too late Every 65 minutes an Australian loses part or all of their...

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