February 2024 With summer in full swing

With summer in full swing, our message this season is eye protection. Did you know that cataract is caused by excessive UV light exposure? The “slip, slop, slap, & wrap” (a sunglass) message really does apply with the amount of UV light during the warmer months much higher than in winter. Do you have a […]


Myopia and its management

Myopia or short sightedness not only affects your vision, but also increases your risk of eye disease later in life. Most patients will notice their distance vision worsening and come in for an updated prescription for glasses and contact lenses. But there is more to do than a simple update in prescription! There are a […]


Diabetic Eye disease

Reading the latest Macular Disease Foundation newsletter reveals some interesting facts. Diabetic retinopathy, a sign of diabetes, is the leading cause of vision loss in working age Australians It affects 300,000 to 400,000 Australians The risk of retinopathy increases with the duration of diabetes Almost every Type 1 diabetic and over 60% of Type 2 […]


The Red Eye

Red, irritable eyes are one of the most frequent eye conditions that we may encounter. Most patients will naturally think about visiting their GP in the first instance, their pharmacist for therapy, while a smaller proportion of patients will consult an Optometrist. Which professional that is chosen determines the ability to examine the eye in […]


Macular Disease Awareness

Every year we highlight May as macula disease awareness month.The macula is the central area of vision with the highest resolution. When you look at a word or face, you are using your macula! This year, we are giving every patient a complementary Amsler grid to share with friends and family over the age of […]


Professional Eyecare Services at New Eyes Optometrists

When it comes to taking care of your eyes and vision, you deserve the best. At New Eyes Optometrists, we specialise in providing professional eyecare services that are tailored to meet your individual needs. Our team is committed to providing high-quality care, with a focus on delivering personalised solutions to all our patients. At New Eyes Optometrists, we offer […]


Hot Weather and Your Eyes

With the change in weather conditions becoming more frequent, our eyes are increasingly exposed to these environmental challenges. The cycle of hot dry weather, followed by the southerly-buster wind and storms, can increase the number and density of airborne pollens and grasses. These so-called antigens are the primary cause of red, itchy, and watery eyes. […]


Spring and Eye Health

Spring is a season that we all look forward to, especially this year with the worst of the COVID pandemic behind us. Your eyes are susceptible to a number of environmental allergens with this change of season. Allergic eye disease can be quite uncomfortable, and the red eyes quite unappealing! Most patients will, in the […]


Covid-19 and your eyes

In the years to come, we will look back at this COVID restricted time and consider what we gained.For each of us, this benefit will be very different. Some have upskilled, completed online courses, updated their knowledge, or maintained their CPD education.




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