Myopian And Your Kids - What You Need to Know Right Now!!!

Myopia And Your Kids – What You Need to Know Right Now!!!

At Outlook Eye Centre we are seeing a huge increase in the number of kids who are myopic (short sighted) – this means that they are having difficulty seeing the blackboard and objects in the distance.  In Australia and around the globe the prevalence of myopia is increasing and in fact by the year 2050 it is predicted that 50% of our population will be myopic

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Spring time in Toowoomba

Spring time in Toowoomba

Spring is a time we look forward to every year with its warmer days and an abundance of magnificent flowers. The only downside is that for some of us, it signals an eye allergy season. Airborne allergens such as pollen can cause itchy, red, watery eyes which look and feel awful and can really affect wellbeing and quality of life.

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Blink and you’ll miss it! Our tips to avoid Dry Eye Syndrome

Blink and you’ll miss it! Our tips to avoid Dry Eye Syndrome

Winter. It’s here and we’re cranking up the reverse cycle air conditioning and heaters as we brace for a few chilly months in Toowoomba.

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Pass the dark chocolate for deliciously good vision

Pass the dark chocolate for deliciously good vision

That very-hard-to-resist treat, dark chocolate, is credited with an assortment of health benefits, from lowering blood pressure to boosting brain health. Now there’s new evidence from American researchers to suggest that it’s good for your eyes. Oh, happy day!

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The myopia boom in children – what you need to know

Myopia (short-sightedness) is on the rise in Australia, especially amongst children. A big contributor to the rise in myopia is the amount of time children are spending indoors on their digital devices.

As a Mum of two kids, I’m very aware of how kids’ activities have changed in recent years. Getting children out into the sunshine and away from their smartphones and tablets can be a real challenge but it is key to limiting the progression of myopia.

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