Protect your eyes with Eyezen

May 10, 2017 | Uncategorized | 0 comments | Author:

Have you ever worried about how much time you spend in front of a screen? Digital devices such as smart phone, tablets, computers, TV and even smart watches are so much part of our everyday life that we don’t think […]

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 […]

Chance to WIN One of Three Vespa’s!

July 2, 2014 | Uncategorized | 0 comments | Author:

Purchase Transition Adaptive lenses from Frederick Swain Optometrists during July, August or September and go in the draw to win one of 3 Vespa Primavera 50cc scooters! We’re very excited to be part of this awesome promotion. See life in the […]


August 2, 2013 | news | 0 comments | Author:

Exposure to sunshine as a small child is crucial to the development of a healthy eye by preventing it from growing too fast or over-expanding and becoming oval or egg-shaped instead of round. This study was conducted by University of […]


August 2, 2013 | news | 0 comments | Author:

Smoking just one cigarette significantly decreased choroidal thickness for over three hours, which reduces blood flow to the retina. In doing so, it puts smokers at greater risk of ocular disease such as age related macular degeneration.