Optometry Eye Health Articles by The Optometrist
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Eye Health

Reshaping Cornea with Ortho K

08 Jan Myopia and Ortho K

Myopia is a condition in which objects nearby are clear but distant objects appear blurred. It is caused by an increase in eye length or increase in the power of the cornea so light from far away objects is focused in front of the retina. Myopia is...

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Diabetic Retinal Photography - Eye Exam

11 Jul Screening For Diabetic Retinopathy

National Diabetes Week In 2016, National Diabetes Week will be 10-16 July and Diabetes Australia is highlighting the tragedy of diabetes-related amputations. For optometry, our focus is on the eyes where diabetes can cause many issues, the most common of which is Diabetic Retinopathy. Diabetic retinopathy...

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27 May Dry Eye and Glaucoma

Did you know that glaucoma and dry eye can commonly occur together? Glaucoma and dry eye are conditions that both become more common as you age. Treatment of the two conditions can be difficult to juggle for both you and your optometrist and/or ophthalmologist. Since glaucoma...

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Demodex Under A Microscope

18 Jan Demodex And Dry Eye

What Is Demodex? Demodex mites are the most common ectoparasite found on human skin. Since the eye is usually  protected by the brow, the nose and the cheek, the eye is not as accessible to cleaning. In addition, most people are not aware of the importance...

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Dandelions - Conjunctivitis Allergen

31 Oct Seasonal Allergic Conjunctivitis

Allergic Conjunctivitis The prevalence of allergic diseases is increasing worldwide.1 Studies suggest that the prevalence of allergic conjunctivitis may range from 15% up to 40%.2 Allergic conjunctivitis can present in a number of different presentations, the most common being seasonal allergic conjunctivitis (SAC) and perennial allergic...

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