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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...

Professional Fee and Rebate Schedule

Professional Fees and Rebate Schedule Our professional fees are within, and usually lower than the recommendations of Optometry Australia. Optometrist Consultation Standard consultation (30 minutes) $85 Brief consultation (15 minutes) $49 Foreign body removal $45...
Why Don’t You Bulk Bill?

Why Don’t You Bulk Bill?

Why Don’t You Bulk Bill? Due to the changes that occurred in 2015 to the Medicare funding for optometry services, we are unable to Bulk Bill consultations. Since the late 1990’s the scheduled fee for optometry has increased at a rate below CPI and since...
Why Do I Need Glasses When I Can See?

Why Do I Need Glasses When I Can See?

Why Do I Need Glasses? Even when the print is still clear. We are often asked “Why do I need glasses?” Some patients have to use a lot of effort (muscle) to bring the text into focus. The problem is, how long they have to maintain this effort for. For...
Will Glasses Make My Eyes Weaker?

Will Glasses Make My Eyes Weaker?

Will Glasses Make My Eyes Weaker? We are often asked. “Will glasses make my eyes weaker?” For the most part the reason you are having an eye problem is because your eyes have some eye muscle weakness. With a child this weakness is slowing the development...
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