Eyesight is one of our most valuable assets – which is why we created the EyeQ Blog. Packed full of expert advice, the EyeQ Blog is another way we help you take care of your family’s eye health, through all of life’s stages.
19 Dec, 2016
We’re often asked what the difference is between a good quality pair of sunglasses and a cheapie. Fashion can play a part in price – but the most important aspects are the very real consequences to your eye health. Our
03 Dec, 2016
Healthy heart, healthy mind, healthy eyes - the positive impact of exercise on vision. The arrival of warm weather and longer days means regular exercise is back on the agenda. If you haven’t quite made it to the running track
30 Aug, 2016
There’s no time like Spring to update your eyewear – the fabulous new styles, shapes and colours that arrive in our practices for the Spring/Summer season mean even the EyeQ team members start creating Wish Lists! Here are their
29 Aug, 2016
Whether it’s our iPhone obsession, or skipping a lunch-break to shop online, new research shows we're spending up to 7 hours a day hooked up to a screen. The impact of screen time on eye health shouldn’t be ignored, but
04 Mar, 2016
Recent research into the causes and management of glaucoma show that certain lifestyle choices and activities can impact your intraocular pressure which is one of the most important risk factors in glaucoma. It is essential for those at risk to
17 Nov, 2015
Did you know that 8% of males, and 0.5% of females have some form of Colour Vision Deficiency (CVD)? This tends to run in families, and often occurs if child’s maternal grandfather is also colour deficient. However being CVD doesn’t
26 Jan, 2015
As primary eye care providers, we often get asked what you should do when someone close to you has glaucoma. We often answer by saying, “You’re having an eye test. That’s the first thing you need to do!” For starters,
09 Dec, 2013
On a constant basis at EyeQ Optometrists Kiama we have patients coming into the practice, indicating that their glasses are not sitting straight on their face, a screw has come loose, a lens is falling out and many other complaints.
27 Aug, 2013
When it comes to protecting our eyes from UV damage, more than half of all Australians are not taking adequate precautions, risking cataracts, eye lid cancer and pterygia. Most of us know we should wear sunglasses even on cloudy or
27 Aug, 2013
Did you know that what you eat and how much you move can affect your eye health? Interestingly, eyes need good blood circulation and oxygen intake to remain healthy, and both are stimulated by regular exercise. As well remember to
Our contact lens provider Alcon is experiencing delays fulfilling orders due to a cyber-security incident involving their freight partner, Toll Group. These delays are across their entire network of optical retailers in Australia. We apologise for an inconvenience caused and encourage you to contact your local EyeQ practice for any urgent requirements.