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Be on the lookout for signs of a vision problem in your child
March break is quickly approaching, and while you may be getting the family ready for a vacation or planning fun activities to do with the children over the break – remember to keep your child’s vision care and eye health at top of mind.
Fall prevention - How an optometrist can help your child
When a child falls or hurts themselves on the playground we tend to point the finger at clumsiness or a simple accident. But what if these injuries were caused by something else?
Cosmetic contact lenses for Halloween
Cosmetic contact lenses tend to grow in popularity during Halloween. While the trend can create a stunning visual effect it can also create lasting damage if unsafe practices are used.
20/20 isn't everything
A visual experiment where common visual problems known to affect learning in kids are simulated in 4 adult teachers, and their experience and reaction are discussed.
From vision, eye and general health needs, through to framing a change of look, no one can provide the scope of services and health care that optometrists deliver.
Sun and UV exposure
Explaining the effects of UV exposure on adults and children. As well as providing tips to protect yourself and your children from the sun.
Strabismus is a condition in which the eyes are not properly aligned with each other, resulting in double vision or the suppression of the image from the affected eye. For a variety of reasons, one or both of the eyes may turn in, out, up or down.
Solar eclipse and the eyes
A solar eclipse can damage your eyes if safety measures are not employed.
Eyewear for children
There are a few possible indicators that your child may need glasses. This could begin with a note from the teacher discussing difficulties in school, or you may notice your child squinting or having frequent headaches.
Eye health and exams for infants and children
Explaining the importance of comprehensive eye exams and eye health for infants and children.
Make-up and cosmetics
Health issues affecting the eyes