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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 to a safer way of living and working. Many...

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 you visit us. Here’s what you...

Vaccines and your vision

Vaccines and your vision

While we seem to have dodged the worst of Covid-19 in New Zealand, we’re now relying on finding a vaccine before we can expect to travel, work, and play as freely as before the pandemic. Although hotly debated, common vaccines are to thank for the reduced incidence of...

Set up for success: how to avoid eye strain while working from home

Set up for success: how to avoid eye strain while working from home

You may have already noticed the need for a spine-friendly seat in your home office, especially after a long day of working slouched on the couch or hunched over a makeshift desk on the kitchen bench. But a proper work setup isn’t just to benefit your back – it’s also...

15 FAQs for Better Eye Health

15 FAQs for Better Eye Health

We all know better than to trust the internet to answer our health questions. Google is not a diagnostic tool, and for every piece of useful information there’s a dozen other suspicious sites selling miracle solutions or telling you that your headache is something...

From Worksite to Sportsfield: Everyday Eye Safety

From Worksite to Sportsfield: Everyday Eye Safety

Our two little windows to the world are one of the most vulnerable parts of our bodies, and one of the most sorely missed if they are damaged. Each year, eye injuries in New Zealand account for more than 9000 ACC claims, costing over $3 million in medical costs....