82018May

Vitamin B3 For Glaucoma

B3 Vitamin Breakthrough in Glaucoma Treatment Two key facts about Glaucoma and Glaucoma Treatment: Glaucoma can cause loss of vision Glaucoma treatment can save sight. This knowledge helps people to understand the importance of glaucoma screening and early detection as well as adherence to glaucoma treatment schedules. Of the around 300,000 Australians that live with…

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82018May

Blephex Treatment For Dry Eyes

Insight Optometrists are very pleased to add BlephEx® to their in-house treatment program for Dry Eyes. This new procedure helps fight Blepharitis, a major cause of dry eye syndrome. What is Blepharitis? Blepharitis is a chronic, inflammatory disease of the eyelid, caused when the regular bacteria of the lash line builds up over time. Usually…

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62018May

Sleep Apnoea and Glaucoma

The Link between Obstructive Sleep Apnoea and Glaucoma Glaucoma is usually characterised by the build-up of pressure within the eye that damages the optic nerve linking the eye to the brain. Other factors, too, can compromise the blood flow to the optic nerve, causing nerve cells to die, resulting in the loss of peripheral vision…

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112018Apr
Diet for Macular Degeneration Prevention

Diet for Macular Degeneration Prevention

Diet for Macular Degeneration Prevention We all know how important it is to look after our general health; by eating well, keeping our weight within a healthy range and taking regular exercise – but how do we specifically look after our eye health? The recommended diet for good eye health is actually much the same…

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162017Oct

Digitally Designed Progressive Glasses

As your eyes mature, especially over the age of 40, the time comes to consider vision correction and there are several options, including Bifocal, Multifocal and Progressive glasses. How do you decide which one is the best choice for you ? Multifocal Glasses Pros and Cons If you did not previously required glasses or your…

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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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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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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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