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
Myopia Control MiSight Contact Lenses
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
As a paediatric optometrist, time and time again I see parents mortified at the thought that their child has been going about their daily activities coping with an underlying vision problem that they didn’t have a clue about. Kids were born with one pair of eyes, so however they are working, their perception is often… Continue reading Parents are not expected to be Optometrists!