22015Nov
Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle

Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle

We all know that eating right can help you maintain a healthy weight and avoid certain health problems, but your diet can also have a profound effect on your mood and sense of wellbeing. Eating more fruit and vegetables, cooking meals at home, and reducing your fat and sugar intake on the other hand, may…

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262015Oct

Introducing Maui Jim and Etnia

Insight Optometrists takes pleasure in introducing you to the world of two famous eyewear manufacturers: Maui Jim and Etnia Barcelona. Maui Jim fashion eyeglasses: where beauty and functionality come together. Maui Jim is a Hawaiian-based manufacturer of sunglasses based on the island of Maui and marketed worldwide. The majority of their lines are marketed with an oceanic…

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192015Oct
Common Eye Allergies

Common Eye Allergies

If your eyes itch and are red, tearing or burning, you may have eye allergies (Seasonal Allergic Conjunctivitis SAC or Perennial Allergic Conjunctivitis PAC), a condition that affects millions. Many people will treat their nasal allergy symptoms but ignore their itchy, red, watery eyes. Eye allergies develop when the body’s immune system becomes sensitized and overreacts…

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222015Sep
IPL technology gives fresh hope for Dry Eye sufferers

IPL technology gives fresh hope for Dry Eye sufferers

The constant use of technology is the leading cause of Dry Eye Syndrome, a condition currently affecting approximately 20% of the Australian adult population. The syndrome, commonly caused by the habits of a modern lifestyle – working on computer screens, reading under artificial light, wearing contact lenses, or air-conditioning, is on the rise. Experts predict…

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212015Sep
Squinting your eyes gives you wrinkles

Squinting your eyes gives you wrinkles

Sunglasses are great for deflecting the sun, hiding hangovers, and spicing up your outfit, but it turns out they serve a greater function. If you wear the right ones, they’ll actually prevent wrinkles. There are two ways your shades can protect your face. Wearing sunglasses will prevent squinting, and thus help prevent crow’s feet”. They…

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142015Sep
What is conjunctivitis and how do we treat it?

What is conjunctivitis and how do we treat it?

What is Conjunctivitis? Conjunctivitis is a common eye infection, commonly called pinkeye, especially prevalent among children under five. It is an inflammation (swelling and redness), of the conjunctiva which is the clear membrane that covers the white part of the eye and the inner surface of the eyelids. Conjunctivitis can be alarming because it may make the eyes extremely…

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242015Aug

Blue light Technology

High energy blue-violet light describes a portion of the light spectrum that is emitted by various sources such as the sun or LED lighting. However, recent research shows that the effect of this light, particularly in the narrow 415-455nm band, has various adverse effects on our eyes. All LED-backlit devices such as smart-phone screens, tablets,…

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172015Aug
How nutrition supplements help promote eye health

How nutrition supplements help promote eye health

There are so many supplements out there that advertise benefits to eye health and comfort. What is true and what is myth? This article will focus on 2 supplements that can help fill nutritional gaps in your eye health diet if you are at risk or suffering from certain eye conditions. MDeyes is a macular defense formula based…

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102015Aug
Dry Eye Syndrome

Dry Eye Syndrome

Most Australians will experience symptoms of dry eyes at some stage in their lives. Dry eye syndrome can occur at any age, and in people who are otherwise healthy. It is a multi-factorial disease of the tears and ocular surface that results in symptoms of discomfort, visual disturbance, and tear film instability with potential damage to…

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42015Aug

LATEST AND GREATEST AT THE CLINIC: Topographer

At Insight, we like to ensure that our equipment is always up to date to deliver the best possible eye care for our patients, and also to keep our practice current and ahead of the pack. The latest addition to our practice is the Medmont Topographer. What is that you may ask? The Medmont Topographer offers extreme…

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32015Aug

Free Form Lenses

Free-form lenses are the next revolution in vision correction. Digitally Customised Lenses – It’s High-Definition for Your Eyes High-definition makes colours brighter, shapes sharper, and brings everything clearly into focus. Now imagine having the same experience with your eyeglasses. Sure, you can probably see fine with the ones you have, just like watching analog TV…

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272015Jul
Brisbane Optical Fair – New range of Designer Eyewear

Brisbane Optical Fair – New range of Designer Eyewear

Insight Optometry is proud to announce the addition of four new top fashion icon brand names to our collection for 2015. DITA Started in 1995, Jeff Solorio and John Juniper are the driving forces behind DITA’s celebrated designs. Their sunglasses are an expression of beautiful, smart design, and understated elegance. DITA’s designs distinguish themselves with…

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