Myopia in Australian kids – an easy read

Myopia in Australian kids – an easy read

Myopia, commonly known as nearsightedness, is a growing concern in Australia, especially in children. Myopia occurs when the eye is longer than normal, causing light to focus in front of the retina instead of on it, leading to blurred vision. This can lead to a range of problems, such as difficulty reading or seeing distant… Continue reading Myopia in Australian kids – an easy read

Myopia Control MiSight Contact Lenses

Did you realise that the prevalence of myopia in 12 year old kids in Australia doubled between 2005 and 2011? Being short sighted carries with it a life long risk of retinal detachment, cataract, glaucoma as well as not seeing clearly at distance. What can be done you ask? Ortho-k contact lenses seem to work… Continue reading Myopia Control MiSight Contact Lenses

Children’s Optometry

Children are not little adults as far as the testing parameters go for evaluation of visual function we need to adapt and modify our testing protocol to meet the needs of the child. We adopt a holistic approach to functional binocular vision evaluation. Often issues arise from eye teaming and binocular vision dysfunction rather than… Continue reading Children’s Optometry