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May is Macula Month

May is Macula Month

Did you know that this year, May is Macula Month (1 – 31 May 2018) and the perfect time to learn if you’re at risk of macular disease. If you’re over 50 you are at higher risk of age-related macular degeneration, and everyone with diabetes is at risk of vision loss through diabetic eye disease. By adopting the healthy habits below you will help minimise your risk of vision loss from macular disease, whether you have been diagnosed with the disease or not.

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Your Teenager’s Vision – Study, Screens and Selfies

Your Teenager’s Vision – Study, Screens and Selfies

Oh, the life of today’s teenagers! Juggling the demands of increased high school study and a hectic social life means that vision problems can become apparent for the first time. Lengthy screen time on smartphones, tablets and computers challenges your teen’s vision every day.

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Do you know what glaucoma is?

Do you know what glaucoma is?

Most people have heard of glaucoma but do you really know what it is?

This week is World Glaucoma week and the goal of the initiative is to encourage more people to have their eyes examined.

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More Green Time, Less Screen Time

More Green Time, Less Screen Time

Did you know that spending time outside during the day can actually protect children against becoming short sighted (or myopic).  In a world where so much of our lives are spent in a bubble of close activities we need to balance this out by spending time outside.  Myopia is an epidemic that is rising quickly in our modern world of computers and devices.

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Imagine Living With Clearer Vision – Without Wearing Contact Lenses Or Glasses During The Day!

Imagine living with clearer vision – without wearing contact lenses or glasses during the day! That’s the amazing benefit of Orthokeratology, also known as Ortho-K lenses.
Ortho-K is now available at Outlook Eye Centre.

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Macular Degeneration Awareness Week

Macular Degeneration Awareness Week

An eye test could save your sight – Macular Degeneration Awareness Week (21st – 27th May)

Only an eye test can detect the early signs of macular degeneration, Australia’s leading cause of blindness and severe vision loss. With one in seven Australians over 50 now having some evidence of the disease make sure that you see Shannon at Outlook Eye Centre for your macula check.

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