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Frequently Asked Questions

Neilson Eyecare Flower Festival Colouring in Competition

Neilson Eyecare Flower Festival Colouring in Competition

Due to popular demand, we have decided to extend the colouring competition until the end of the school holidays, entries now close Friday 4th October. 1. Download the glasses PDF by clicking here 2. Ask your child to colour in/decorate one of the pairs of glasses...

Vision v Eyesight – What is the Difference?

Vision v Eyesight Consider this for a second - why do we allow a 10 year old to cross the road and not a 5 year old? They both see the car, but the 10 year old has learned to judge distance, speed and space. This is what it is...

Weaker Eyes Caused by Wearing Glasses?

Weaker eyes caused by wearing glasses? Let’s debunk the age old question, “Will wearing glasses make my eyes weaker?” The good news is wearing glasses will not make your eyes stronger or weaker. The muscles involved in vision needs fine coordination and control rather...

Why Does My Child Struggle with Reading?

Struggle with reading? Take a moment to consider this. When we are born we have to learn many motor skills such as using our hands and fingers, walking ect. These skills we practice over time until we master the coordination. Similarly we need to develop our vision...

I Can See Clearly – Why do I Need Glasses?

Why do I need glasses? Here’s a good analogy - If you are trying to run a marathon and you suspect you might have poor knees, you will need to get the best shoes to support you. Even if you are confident in your legs, you still know the value of having good support....

Neilson Eyecare Video – How We Can Help You

Neilson Eyecare Video...You know, there’s an old Chinese proverb which says, ‘The man that chases two rabbits catches none’ that makes plain the reality that in business you often have to make a choice - volume or quality. One of the values central to what we do here...

End of Year Health Fund Benefits

End of Year Health Fund Benefits

Maximise your optical health fund benefits Source: ProVision Eyecare If you have private health cover, your health fund benefits will apply regardless of the optometrist you see. We pride ourselves on helping you to make the most of your optical entitlements. That...

Eyes are 10 Times more Sensitive to UV Damage than Skin

Eyes are 10 Times more Sensitive to UV Damage than Skin

UV Damage Source: Provision Australia www.provision.com.au From a young age Australians are educated about the dangers of sun exposure to their skin, but what about the sun’s impact on our eyes? Quality sunglass UV protection year-round is the best solution for...

Cataracts

Cataracts A cataract is a clouding of the lens in the eye leading to a decrease in vision. It can affect one or both eyes. Most cataracts develop slowly over the course of years. The main symptom is blurry vision. Having cataracts can be like looking through a frosty...

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