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Is your child school ready?

by: Catherine Tromp on

(/blog/childrens-vision-screening) Did you know that vision is responsible for 80% of all learning in a child’s first twelve years?[10] Poor vision can interfere with your child’s learning and social development, yet 1 in 5 children suffers from an undetected vision problem. A child’s eyes are central to their school life. Whether they are playing sport, reading, writing or using a digital device, their eyes are working hard. That’s why it’s important for children to have an eye examination prior to starting primary school and ever  ...read more

See the lens experts

by: Optometrist Noosa on

(/blog/lens-experts) Spectacle lenses may all look the same - but there's a catch! Whilst optical lenses may all look the same, there are vast differences in quality which will affect vision, visual comfort, UV protection, aesthetics and more. It’s what you don’t see that matters. Many people are not using the right lens for their vision. This can have a major impact on quality of life. The lens selection process will ultimately determine how well and comfortably you will see. Progressive lenses and multifocal lenses are especially varied in their quality. Yet, e  ...read more

Why you need to know about Macular Degeneration

by: Optometrist Noosa on

(/blog/macular-degeneration-awareness) Only a complete eye test can detect the early signs of Macular Degeneration, Australia's leading cause of blindness and severe vision loss. All Australians over the age of 50 years should have an eye test and make sure their macula is checked. The macula is the central part of the retina, which is the light-sensitive tissue at the back of the eye. The macular processes all central visual images and is responsible for the ability to drive, see colours clearly, read and recognize faces. Fast facts about macular degeneration: A complete eye  ...read more

New eyewear range by Variation Design, France

by: Optometrist Noosa on

(/blog/new-product-launch) Spectacle frames by Variation Design use a clever mix of metal cutting, engraving, hand painted colour and gradient painting. Their knowledge of metalwork and design produces a range of elegant optical frames that uplift and illustrate strong personalities. This collection encompasses the art of hand crafting which cannot be replicated by machines. To view our portfolio of Variation Design frames, click here (https://noosaoptical.myportfolio.com/vdesign). Let’s not forget style. You wouldn't wear the same pair of shoes with every outfit, so why  ...read more