272017Jan

Why are Transitions lenses the best for your eyes?

Photochromic optical lenses, or Transitions, are transparent indoors and automatically darken when they are exposed to sunlight. Most wearers of glasses with photochromic lenses are unaware of these changes, since the lenses tint very quickly to adjust to ambient light levels. These lenses are also referred to as ‘variable tint’ or ‘light adaptive’ lenses, or…

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202016Dec
Blue light exposure from digital devices

Blue light exposure from digital devices

Blue light is part of visible light, close to UV (Ultraviolet light) in the light spectrum, made up of the blue to violet range of colours. Naturally produced by the sun throughout the entire year, blue light is normal and healthy in moderate quantities. It is the light rays at the blue end of the…

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202016Dec
Relax lenses for your eyes while working on digital devices

Relax lenses for your eyes while working on digital devices

Optical specialists are reporting significant changes in eye test result patterns, across all generations, coinciding with the growing use of digital technology, enter Relax Lenses. Children are often more myopic (short sighted) than their parents which, due to the fact that they share the same genes, is disturbing. This is mainly ascribed to the amount of…

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142016Apr
Tears…why do we get them

Tears…why do we get them

Eyes are amazing things, so we need to protect them. You make tears every time you blink. When you blink, they spread out in a thin film over your eyeballs. Tears are made in tear glands on your upper eyelids. They flow into your eyes through tiny tear ducts and help to keep your eyes…

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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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