142016Mar
How To Spot Vision Problems In Children

How To Spot Vision Problems In Children

It should come as no surprise that vision problems in children need to be acted on quickly.   Poor vision can not only affect a child’s learning ability- it interferes with their play, causes trouble at team sports, and can even have an impact on their personality.  In some cases, disruptive behavior can be linked to…

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32016Mar

Insight Optometrists- See Why We Are Different?

When it comes to looking after your eyesight, you want someone you can trust. Someone who’ll be honest and who has your best interests at heart, who offers you personalised service. At Insight Optometrists, we believe that taking care of your vision should be part of your whole health strategy. Everyone should be able to…

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292016Feb
How Often Should You Have Your Eyes Tested

How Often Should You Have Your Eyes Tested

The health of our eyes is something that needs to be taken seriously. There are many eye conditions that, if detected early, can be corrected or effectively treated and managed. But it’s not always obvious to us if a condition is starting to develop. That’s why regular eye examinations by an optometrist are important, even…

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32016Feb
Caring for your child’s vision

Caring for your child’s vision

Did you know eye disorders are the most common long-term health problems for children, along with allergies and asthma? Good vision is important for a child’s educational, physical and social development. With many children suffering from an undetected vision problem, it’s important to give every child the best chance of reaching their full potential.

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32016Feb
Signs that could indicate your child has a vision problem

Signs that could indicate your child has a vision problem

These days, a large portion of childhood learning in the classroom is taught using visual aids. That means if your child has a possible vision problem, they will most definitely be impacted in their development and learning. Children will often have no idea that they even have a vision problem nor will they speak out…

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152015Jun
Common symptom of winter is dry eyes

Common symptom of winter is dry eyes

Taking care of your eyes with the onset of winter is important, especially with the uncomfortable symptoms of dry eyes which is one of the most common complaints- dry eye occurs when the eye does not produce tears properly or when the tears are not of the correct consistency and evaporate too quickly. Dry eyes…

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192015Mar

Dedicated Dry Eye Clinic

Do you suffer from dry eyes? Persistent dryness, scratchiness, red eyes, watery eyes, and a burning sensation are all common symptoms of dry eyes. At Insight Optometrists, we have developed a dedicated dry eye clinic to assist patients suffering these symptoms by appropriately diagnosing and managing the specific type of dry eye that they have.

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182015Mar
Glaucoma – a thief in the night.

Glaucoma – a thief in the night.

In developed countries like Australia glaucoma is one of the major causes of untreatable blindness and visual disability. Like a thief in the night, it sneaks up undetected to steal your sight, often doing irreparable damage before it can be diagnosed and treated. This makes early detection of glaucoma essential. There is no cure for…

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182015Mar

Therapeutic Services

New, convenient service for eye medications Insight Optometrists is proud to announce that we can now offer therapeutic services at our Indooroopilly practice. This means that we can prescribe a range of drugs used in the treatment of eye infections, eye diseases and glaucoma, and you no longer need to make an additional appointment with…

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262015Feb

Suffering from blurred vision?

If you struggle to see things in the distance, or find it hard focusing on road signs, billboards or kids sport score boards, it is possible you have shortsightedness (Myopia). Shortsightedness is a very common eye condition affecting 1 in 5 Australians. It causes distant objects to appear blurred, while close objects can be seen…

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22014Nov

Astigmatism – Elliptical Shaped Cornea

Astigmatism is a condition where the optical power of the eye varies depending on the angle of light passing through it. Astigmatism produces blurred vision at all distances. It is usually due to the shape of the cornea (the front surface of the eye). If the curvature of the cornea is not the same in…

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292014Sep
UV Radiation and Eye Health Dangers

UV Radiation and Eye Health Dangers

Keep an eye on Ultraviolet (UV) safety. Most people understand the link between UV radiation and skin cancer, however few connect UV with eye damage.  Let’s look at some facts; We have increased levels of radiation reaching the earth’s surface, mainly due to stratospheric ozone layer depletion, making it a necessary precaution to protect not…

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