A Tough Eyewear for the Sporty Kid

Sports is fun, but statistics say it can be dangerous! Protect the eyes with Progear Eyeguard complete spectacles. Made from impact-resistant polycarbonate lenses. More Information
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An Unusual Eye Condition Called Nystagmus

Nystagmus Nystagmus is an involuntary movement of the eye, from side to side in a swinging motion. These movements are usually jerking or jiggling “to and fro” or up and down. Nystagmus is typically classified as congenital or acquired, with multiple subcategories. Manifest…

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Understanding the Link Between Vision and Autism

What is Autism? Autism is a developmental neurological condition, consisting of a range of conditions classified as neurodevelopmental disorders—hence its name ‘autistic spectrum disorder’ (ASD). Autism affects how children communicate and interact with others and how they make sense of…

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What is Conjunctivitis?

Conjunctiva is a thin, translucent membrane lining the front part of the eye and inside the eyelids. Inflammation or infection of the conjunctiva is known as conjunctivitis. Viral conjunctivitis Have you heard of the term "Pink eye"? Viral conjunctivitis is commonly referred...
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When A Fall Can Cause Double Vision

Research estimated the prevalence of vision problems experienced by patients after concussions may be as high as 69%. Concussions can also cause damage to the cells of the brain that carry signals. These changes impact on many functions affecting activities of daily…

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Why We Support Optometry Giving Sight

Imagine a toddler fumbling, only to fall face down. He just wanted to get to his mother. The other kids snickered amusedly then slowly dispersed as the toddler’s mum picked him up to shush him. Everyone thought he was being…

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Glaucoma in Children?

Glaucoma is not a disease you think about in children, and although this is rare in younger patients, it is still a condition that can occur. Your optometrist can help you diagnose and co-manage this condition with your eye specialist....
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