Something is wrong with my child’s eyes, what can I do? 31 May, 2017

At EyeQ Optometrists, we get many questions from parents who have children with red or sore eyes. Here are some common scenarios we see and what you can do to help your child.   Conjunctivitis Conjunctivitis is when the white part of the eye becomes inflamed and red. This is most commonly caused by allergy, …

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Top tips for better vision while driving at night 24 May, 2017

As winter arrives, driving at night becomes a more common occurrence.  As a result, so do many of the common symptoms associated with night driving.   You know the feeling – tired eyes, haloes around street lights, sudden glare of oncoming traffic and wet, shiny streets.   With fatal accidents three times more likely to …

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Everything you need to know about Macular Degeneration 22 May, 2017

Did you know that 1 in 7 Australians over the age of 50 has some evidence of macular degeneration? Before we get into the risks and prevention of this disease let’s take a look at what macular degeneration is.   Macular Degeneration is a progressive eye disease which causes damage to the macula, macular degeneration …

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