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...
Tips for Wearing Masks with Glasses Comfortably

Tips for Wearing Masks with Glasses Comfortably

Tips for Wearing Masks with Glasses Comfortably The increase in mask-wearing is necessary for public health, but it can pose a problem for wearers of glasses. Here are some tips for doing so comfortably.   Perhaps it was inevitable, but Aucklanders are now being...
Eye Myths, Superstitions and Cultural Beliefs

Eye Myths, Superstitions and Cultural Beliefs

Eye Myths, Superstitions and Cultural Beliefs Cultural beliefs about eyes and eye care influence the way we see the world   Did your parents ever tell you not to sit too close to the television or not read at night because it would cause eye strain? Perhaps they...
The History of Glasses

The History of Glasses

The History of Glasses From “reading stones” to cutting edge technology – how history has shaped your spectacles.   It’s hard to imagine a world without certain things. The internet, cellphones, cars … but imagine how differently we would experience all of these...
Adapting to the new normal – with glasses

Adapting to the new normal – with glasses

Adapting to the new normal – with glasses How to keep your glasses and eyes safe in a post-Covid world While we’re lucky in New Zealand to be relatively safe from the spectre of Covid-19, we still need to keep up the new health and hygiene practices as we transition...
Keeping you safe at Level 2

Keeping you safe at Level 2

Keeping you safe at Level 2 What to expect when we open again As Greenlane Penrose Optometrist, along with hundreds of other businesses, prepares to reopen in Level 2, we’ve put together a roster of health & safety practices to ensure we’re keeping you safe when...