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Save Our Sight Month

September 1, 2016 | Uncategorized | 0 comments | Author:

September is Save Our Sight Month. This initiative was started in an effort to break the thought process “You only have an eye exam if you think you need glasses”. If a person has never experienced vision problems they are […]


Glaucoma – The “Sneaky Thief”

August 18, 2015 | news | 0 comments | Author:

GLAUCOMA is a name we hear a lot when it comes to thinking about eye health concerns and it is the number one cause of preventable blindness in New Zealand. So what is it? Glaucoma occurs when pressure within the […]


Vitamin A Assists With Eye Health

June 22, 2015 | news | 0 comments | Author:

Vitamin A is one of the most important vitamins we can take to maintain eye health and to benefit our vision. It has two main functions; assisting the normal function of the retina so we are able to detect light […]


UV Light Exposure

June 22, 2015 | news | 0 comments | Author:

Ultra Violet light is everywhere. We are being exposed to it all the time. We all know the Slip Slop Slap rule and to cover up to avoid sun damage to our skin, but what about our eyes? UV rays […]


Alcohol Impairs Night Vision

May 3, 2015 | news | 0 comments | Author:

A study has found that consuming alcohol impairs your night vision, by increasing the perception of ‘Halos’ or luminous circles around objects.  The ethanol from alcohol disturbs the outermost layer of the tear film or eye lubricant, causing the evaporation […]