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Use your health insurance benefit before the end of the year or you could lose it

Did you know most health fund rebates finish on the 31st of December. If you haven't used your benefits now is the time to make the most of your health insurance. We are offering $50 off the complete cost of a pair of glasses. Health fund…

A natural way to treat dry eye

Optimel Manuka honey dry eye drops have been specially formulated to treat the symptoms of dry eye and and improve the function of the glands in the eyelid. What makes Manuka eye drops unique is that this is natural product made from Manuka…
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A new treatment for Dry Eye

We recently started IPL Dry Eye Therapy at Eyes On Docklands. Using intense pulsating light this treatment gently heats the lids of the eye unblocking the glands as well as promoting blood flow to the eyelids. It has been shown to improve the…
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After 40 years Eyes On Collins St has moved to a new home at Collins Square

A few years ago we were told that our building was to be demolished. After many months of looking for a new location we finally found our new home at Collins Square Docklands. We decided to create a totally new look with the same great range…
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Stem cells help regain sight for patients with macula degeneration

Two elderly patients in London have regained some eyesight after receiving retinal tissue that was grown from stem cells. The new retina was implanted under the existing retina. During the following 12 months the patients went from not being…
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Make the most of your health fund rebate

Most health optical benefits finish on December 31. Unfortunately the rebate doesn't carry over to the new year, so if you don't use it then you lose it. Health fund rebates can be used for a wide range of prescription items including contact…
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It’s important to protect your eyes from UV.

We all know the importance of protecting ourselves from exposure to the sun. While we all understand the need to protect our skin, it may come as a suprise to know that UV rays cause ten times more damage to the eyes than to our skin.…
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Digital Eye Strain

We are now spending almost half our waking hours on digital devices. This can lead to excessive strain on the eyes causing symptoms such as dryness, headaches, neck aches, sore eyes and blurry vision. Positioning the devices correctly, having…
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Why do I need to replace my contact lenses regularly?

As you wear your contact lenses proteins and oils from the eye deposit on the surface of the lens. While cleaning the lenses every day will help remove some of the deposits, over time they build up on the surface. As these materials…
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Dry Eyes and the Environment

While we can't cure dry eyes, there are things that you can do in addition to using drops to help alleviate the symptoms.Avoid direct contact with drafts. Any airflow directly on the eye will increase tear evaporation and exacerbate the condition.…