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New from Johnson & Johnson – A monthly contact lens that promises to deliver all day comfort.     Monthly contact lenses designed for reliable, superior comfort. New ACUVUE® VITA® delivers on weeks 1, 2, 3 and 4 by maximizing and maintaining hydration throughout the lens. The highest level of UV protection available in a … Continue reading Acuvue Vita Monthly Contact Lenses

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Announcing new technology in the space of monthly disposable contact lenses.  A lens that helps minimise deposits and increase comfort over the month of wear!  Air optix family of contact lenses now with a hydrophilic wetting agent decreasing the wetting angle and hence friction.  Nice work Alcon on helping us deliver the latest technologies to … Continue reading Air Optix Aqua Contact Lenses with Hydraglyde Technology

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UltraHealth & UltraHealth FC How well do you see the world around you? With UltraHealth take your life back and see in a new way filled with clarity and comfort. No more lenses popping out. No more irritating dirt.  No more cloudy vision after a few hours of wear.  And, the same size as a … Continue reading UltraHealth FC Hybrid Lenses

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This is an interesting piece shared in a Facebook Group by very talented patients who have advanced bilateral keratoconus and wear scleral contact lenses.  An insight from scleral contact lens wearers….     Nightly steps to remove Scleral lenses: Make sure the bathroom sink has the stopper securely in place, to avoid loosing a lens … Continue reading Perils of a Scleral Contact Lens Wearer

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After Mark spending time at the 2016 – 12th Congress of the Othokeratology Society of Oceana / 5th Congress of the International Academy of Orthokeratology there is more and more light shed on why sunlight and outdoor activity is important in myopia progression. From the cellular level there are more amacrine and ganglion cells in … Continue reading Sunlight for shortsightedness and myopia

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Just 2 hours a Day Keeps the Myopia Away! By Kylie McNeill – Clinical Optometrist BAppSc(Optom) (Hons) GradCertOcTher FBCLA Recently some leading-edge research was published by local Brisbane optometrist Associate Professor Scott Read – Director of research at QUT’s School of Optometry and Vision Science. It has been found that the more time children spend … Continue reading Just 2 hours a day keeps the myopia away!

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Very exciting in the world of complex and specialty contact lenses with Kylie joining Mark in becoming a Fellow of the British Contact Lens Association.  She passed her examination viva and case reports at the FBCLA Asia conference in Hong Kong with flying colours!  Preceding this also spent time at the prestigious Moorfields Eye Hospital in … Continue reading Fellow of British Contact Lens Association

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Dailies Total One Multifocal Contact Lens @ Mark Hinds Optometrists :: Australia is the first country with access of the Dailies Total One Multi-focal Contact Lens.  We have had early access to this product and we have some happy patients with comfortable contact lenses at the beginning and the end of the day.  Amazing technology … Continue reading Dailies Total 1 Multifocal Contact Lenses Launched in Australia FIRST!

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This year some of the Mark Hinds Optometrists team will be partaking in the annual Bridge to Brisbane run to help raise funds for The Eloise Gannon Foundation. The Eloise Gannon Foundation was founded to honour the memory of the beautiful Eloise, who at age 15, unexpectedly passed away from Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome (WPW). We will … Continue reading Mark Hinds Optometrists EyeFit Team – Bridge to Brisbane 2016 –

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