Loved this recent article by Elektron Healthcare on the health effects of blue light, and thought I’d share it: “Did you know blue light can be both essential and harmful to eye health? Some forms of blue light help us to see properly and control our circadian rhythms, whereas continued exposure to bad blue light, […]
Posted: June 21, 2017, 12:24 pm
At Envision Optical, we were the first Gold Coast optometrists to offer IPL therapy for dry eyes
treatment. For over 20 years of practice on the Gold Coast and Tweed Heads, we have treated countless patients with dry eyes, but have found the limitations of treatment options to be very frustrating. Since 2015 we have […]
Posted: June 13, 2017, 9:30 pm
A Story About My Nana and AMD This week is Macular Degeneration Awareness Week 2017. This month I have focused all of our blogs on this condition which is the leading cause of blindness in Australia in over 50’s. I am really passionate about macular health because my Nana suffered from severe Wet macular degeneration […]
Posted: May 23, 2017, 10:00 pm
Learn about the risk factors involved in macular degeneration and the important role that macular pigment and diet play in protecting against the disease.
Posted: May 15, 2017, 10:20 pm
Macular degeneration is the leading cause of blindness and vision loss in Australia. We cover the cause, symptoms and types of macular degeneration.
Posted: May 9, 2017, 10:00 pm
80% of Children’s learning is through vision. Behavioural optometry evaluates the interaction between the eyes and the brain and approaches vision from a more comprehensive perspective than simply reading the eye chart.
Posted: May 2, 2017, 10:00 pm
Replace your reading glasses or multifocal spectacles with overnight hyperopic orthokeratology therapy. Correct your vision while you sleep!
Posted: April 18, 2017, 9:32 am
Nutrition & Dry Eye Syndrome At Envision Optical we believe a preventative approach is best in caring for your eyes and vision. Nutrition and diet play a crucial role as the foundation for good eye health through life. Increasingly, research has demonstrated the important role nutrition can play in providing systemic support and relief for dry […]
Posted: April 11, 2017, 9:30 pm
At Envision Optical, our philosophy is prevention is the best approach where possible to all eye conditions. Within our 4 optometrist clinics across the Gold Coast and Tweed Heads, we see many patients with serious eye diseases including glaucoma
, macular degeneration, dry eyes and cataracts
. There is a growing body of evidence that nutrition plays […]
Posted: April 4, 2017, 10:24 pm
Recipes for Eye Health: Sweet Potato Packed with fiber and vitamins, sweet potatoes are a versatile addition to a healthy, well-balanced diet not only for eye health but also for overall wellbeing. The health benefits of sweet potatoes for your eyes are quite impressive. They contain both Vitamin A and Beta-Carotene which research has shown […]
Posted: March 30, 2017, 3:52 am