102016Apr
Ortho-K Lives Up To Its Promise

Ortho-K Lives Up To Its Promise

“I wouldn’t ever switch back to glasses” At Insight Optometrists, we’re proud to be able to offer Ortho-K therapy, for clients with myopia (short sightedness).  It’s a revolutionary treatment involving contact lenses worn only at night while you sleep, gently re-shaping your cornea to correct your vision.  You can go about your day without wearing…

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62016Apr
Meet Our Resident Optometrist – Dr Jan Coetzee

Meet Our Resident Optometrist – Dr Jan Coetzee

Dr Jan Coetzee, Insight’s founding optometrist, has 30 years experience in the optometry field both in Australia and abroad. Jan first qualified in 1985 in South Africa. He worked in private practice for seven years before qualifying for his MBCO (Member of the British College of Optometrists) from the University of Manchester. Jan then moved…

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32016Apr
Free-form Technology

Free-form Technology

There’s a new technology that could change the way you see—forever. It’s called “free-form,” a revolutionary digital manufacturing process that uses computer-aided design and surfacing to create high-level, customized eyeglass lenses with your unique prescription. Think of it as a tailor for your eyes. Just like you can take an off-the-rack pair of pants and…

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212016Mar
What Are Polarised Lenses and Do I Need Them?

What Are Polarised Lenses and Do I Need Them?

You have plenty of decisions to make when choosing a new pair of sunglasses: frame shape, size, colour… but one of your questions will surely be whether or not to choose polarised lenses. Most of us have heard of them but not everyone knows what they do and what benefits they have. Here’s a quick…

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202016Mar
E-Eye Treatment: What’s Involved

E-Eye Treatment: What’s Involved

The latest IPL treatment for Dry Eyes Dry Eye syndrome currently affects around 20% of the population, and is more common with increasing age. The number of sufferers is only expected to rise thanks simply to modern life: more time spent looking at screens, artificial lights, long periods spent driving, air conditioning, air pollution, wearing…

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182016Mar
Bolle Eyewear

Bolle Eyewear

Bollé delivers the highest quality sunglasses and goggles for performance and protection. Bollé are constantly refining their range of eyewear for fit, fashion, and comfort, resulting in some of the freshest and most technologically advanced eyewear in the industry. Bollé has developed particular strength in the sports specialty markets of snow sports, golf, tennis, and…

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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
Glasses Insurance- Protecting Your Investment

Glasses Insurance- Protecting Your Investment

Anyone who’s ever lost or broken their glasses will know what a nightmare it can be.  Getting by day-to-day without them can be seriously difficult, but then there’s the cost of replacement- unexpected hits to the hip pocket are the most painful! We know your glasses are an important investment.  That’s why at Insight Optometrists…

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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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32016Mar
What are the Symptoms of Glaucoma?

What are the Symptoms of Glaucoma?

With over 200,000 Australians living with glaucoma, it’s seen as one of Australia’s and the world’s leading causes of blindness and visual disability. Glaucoma is usually characterised by the buildup of pressure within the eye (known as intraocular pressure or IOP) that damages the optic nerve that links the eye to your brain. The extent…

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12016Mar
Eye Strain From Technology – How To Prevent It

Eye Strain From Technology – How To Prevent It

Eye strain is an issue that is only going to grow, as our reliance on technology increases.  While many people spend their workdays looking at a computer screen, there are also smartphones, tablets and TV adding to eye strain. Eye strain is generally caused by: Long periods focusing on a certain distance, such as while…

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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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