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Finding Your Perfect Fit: A Guide to Eyewear Frame Shapes

Finding Your Perfect Fit: A Guide to Eyewear Frame Shapes

Your glasses are more than just corrective lenses; they’re a statement piece that complements your face shape and personal style. But with so many frame shapes available, choosing the right pair can feel overwhelming. Here at our practice, we want to help you navigate the world of eyewear and find frames that flatter your features and boost your confidence.

Don’t Ignore It! Signs and Symptoms of Eye Trauma or Issues

Don’t Ignore It! Signs and Symptoms of Eye Trauma or Issues

Our eyes are precious, and any potential problem deserves attention. While some minor eye discomfort might resolve on its own, there are signs and symptoms that indicate a need for professional evaluation. Here at our practice, we want to empower you with knowledge to identify potential eye issues and seek timely care.

Smart Lenses

Smart Lenses

See More, Do More: Explore the Possibilities of Smart Lenses As we age, our bodies subtly change, and our vision is no stranger to this evolution. One common age-related shift is presbyopia, where focusing on close up objects like reading material or phone screens...

Eyes Feeling Tired

Eyes Feeling Tired

Are your eyes feeling tired? Looking at digital screens all day is a reality for many of us in today's world. While the convenience of technology is undeniable, the constant eye strain it can cause takes a toll. Here's where vocational lenses step in, offering a...

One Size Does Not Fit All: Why Individualised Eye Care is Essential

One Size Does Not Fit All: Why Individualised Eye Care is Essential

One Size Does Not Fit All: Why Individualised Eye Care is Essential Our eyes do amazing things - they provide us with the gift of sight, allow us to connect with others, and navigate our daily lives. Considering how much we rely on our vision, it’s so important not to...

IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) Dry Eye Treatment

IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) Dry Eye Treatment

IPL - Intense Pulsed Light for Dry Eye IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) is a relatively new treatment option for dry eyes. IPL works by improving the function of the meibomian glands (oil glands), which are responsible for producing...

Eye Emergencies

Eye Emergencies

Who do you see/where do you go when you have something in your eye or you experience eye pain or a sudden change in vision? - An Optometrist? - An Ophthalmologist? - A GP? - The emergency department We're available 6 days a week and will 𝘢𝘭𝘸𝘢𝘺𝘴 fit in an eye emergency...

End of Financial Year Health Fund Claim

End of Financial Year Health Fund Claim

𝗧𝗶𝗺𝗲 𝗶𝘀 𝗿𝘂𝗻𝗻𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗼𝘂𝘁, 𝗝𝘂𝗻𝗲 𝟯𝟬 𝗮𝗽𝗽𝗿𝗼𝗮𝗰𝗵𝗲𝘀 If you haven't already, now's the time to use your health fund extras before they reset if you're with 𝘈𝘏𝘔, 𝘋𝘦𝘧𝘦𝘯𝘤𝘦𝘏𝘦𝘢𝘭𝘵𝘩, 𝘕𝘢𝘷𝘺 𝘏𝘦𝘢𝘭𝘵𝘩, 𝘗𝘦𝘰𝘱𝘭𝘦𝘤𝘢𝘳𝘦 or 𝘖𝘯𝘦𝘔𝘦𝘥𝘪𝘍𝘶𝘯𝘥. Most health funds extras reset on December 31st but there are a...

Mask Associated Dry Eye

Mask Associated Dry Eye

Mask Associated Dry Eye There is a new type of dry eye, that was discovered in 2020 thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic “new normal” with social distancing, hand washing and mask wearing, called MADE (Mask Associated Dry Eye). Masks may be causing dry eye because air from...

COVID Update

COVID Update

COVID Update as at 14th July 2023 As of January 2023, In line with the Department of Health advice, we are able to provide routine vision and eye health examination appointments. Staff and patients are NOT required to wear masks. There is no requirement for...

Vision v Eyesight – What is the Difference?

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 like for your eyes. Eyesight is seeing...

Weaker Eyes Caused by Wearing Glasses?

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?

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?

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 – 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...

Can I Claim Optical Health Fund Benefits?

Can I Claim Optical 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...

Are Eyes Sensitive to UV Damage?

Are Eyes Sensitive to UV Damage?

Yes, Eyes are 10 x more Sensitive than Skin to UV Damage! 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...

What Are Cataracts?

What Are Cataracts?

What are 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...

Professional Fee and Rebate Schedule

Professional Fee and Rebate Schedule

Professional Fees and Rebate Schedule As of July 2023 Our professional fees are within, and lower than the recommendations of Optometry Australia. Optometrist Consultation Standard consultation (30 minutes) $95 Brief consultation (15 minutes) $50 Foreign body removal...

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 2012, not at...

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