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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.

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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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