Concussion and Vision: What You Need to Know

Concussion and Vision: What You Need to Know

Concussion and Vision: What You Need to Know The long-term implications of concussion have been in the news a bit lately, connected with playing rugby. While concussions (especially repeat concussions) have a number of serious effects, one of them can be on vision. As...
Everything You Need to Know About Myopia

Everything You Need to Know About Myopia

Everything You Need to Know About Myopia What is myopia, and how can it be treated? The term ‘myopia’ might sound scary, but it’s simply the medical term for shortsightedness, or nearsightedness. If you have myopic vision, you will be able to see things up close...
Why You Should Make the Switch to Contact Lenses

Why You Should Make the Switch to Contact Lenses

Why You Should Make the Switch to Contact Lenses From comfort to eye health and the ability to play sport, there are many good reasons to try contact lenses.   If you wear glasses you probably remember the first day you received your prescription from your...
Looking After Your Eyes This Summer

Looking After Your Eyes This Summer

Looking After Your Eyes This Summer How to best take care of your eyes and your sight in summer, whether you wear glasses, contact lenses or neither.   New Zealand summers create extra challenges for eyecare. While you already know the importance of donning a...
A Journey in Optometry Around the World

A Journey in Optometry Around the World

A Journey in Optometry Around the World Grassroots clinics and improved tertiary training bring optometry to underserved populations globally.   Uncorrected refractive error and cataracts are the leading causes of avoidable blindness throughout the world, but not...