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Dry or watery eyes? The solution may be a plumbing job

In some ways your eyes are like a shower. You have a tear gland at the top that makes tears. These tears are constantly...
Karl Evans
Aug 14, 2017
4 min read

Colour vision deficiencies

Colour is not always as simple as it looks. Like many aspects of our perception and even memory, colours are shoehorned...
Karl Evans
Aug 21, 2017
8 min read

Vision training: there's more than meets the eye!

Optometrists are here to help you see better! There are a number of ways in which that can be achieved depending on the...
Joanna Rohrlach
Aug 29, 2017
8 min read

Coopervision MyDay Toric launch

Nearly all new contact lenses now use silicone as a vital component of the lens material - an innovation developed in
Karl Evans
Sep 25, 2017
4 min read

Sclerals changing the journey for keratoconus

It used to be that the vision journey for people with progressing keratoconus was that they would wear glasses until their...
Karl Evans
Nov 3, 2017
6 min read

Dry eye disease and the DEWS II

Dry eye disease is a common condition that coincides with a variety of signs, symptoms and environmental conditions...
Karl Evans
Nov 3, 2017
8 min read

Blepharitis and dry eye, chicken or the egg?

For many years, blepharitis and dry eye disease (DED) have been thought to be two distinct diseases, and evaporative dry...
Lachlan Hoy
Dec 5, 2017
7 min read

Visual Snow

Visual Snow is a symptom which is often described as if television static, or the image of a de-tuned analogue TV, is seen...
Karl Evans
Apr 3, 2018
4 min read

The Link Between Healthy Eating and Healthy Eyes

Most people don’t immediately associate what they eat with their eye health (unless it’s “carrots help me see in the dark”...
Millie Meegan
Apr 7, 2018
5 min read

Headaches, Eye-Aches and Vision Changes

A range of different forms of headaches occur with either pain around the eyes or with changes to vision and these...
Karl Evans
May 23, 2018
3 min read

Helpful or hype? Blue light filters

In recent years the conversation surrounding the effects of blue light has been steadily growing. What began as...
Millie Meegan
Aug 7, 2018
6 min read

Contact Lens Recycling

Disposable contact lens wear does create waste. The amount varies with monthlies having about half the amount of...
Karl Evans
Sep 11, 2018
3 min read

Allergy Eye

Irritated, red, eyes can be caused by a number of different maladies but if itchiness is present then this symptom points...
Karl Evans
Sep 21, 2018
4 min read

13th Congress of the Orthokeratology Society of Oceania

The Orthokeratology Society of Oceania held its bi-annual congress on the Gold Coast at the beginning of October this...
Joanna Rohrlach
Dec 12, 2018
4 min read

Why Innovative Eye Care uses the same technology as NASA

During prolonged space-flight, astronauts can sometimes develop a condition known as spaceflight-associated neuro....
Millie Meegan
Jan 25, 2020
3 min read

Miru Contact Lenses

See the world in a new way with Miru contact lenses. Developed with the latest Japanese technology, the name ‘Miru’...
Pooja Bhindi
Mar 23, 2020
3 min read

Global Specialty Lens Symposium 2020

The annual Global Specialty Lens Symposium (GSLS) was held in Las Vegas in January this year. The GSLS is the leading...
Pooja Bhindi
Mar 26, 2020
3 min read

Congratulations to Pooja on her Publication

We’re extremely proud of our optometrist Pooja Bhindi, who recently had her research (developed at Flinders University...
Millie Meegan
Apr 27, 2020
3 min read

How Do I Know If I Want A Multicoat?

One of the most common dispensing questions that gets asked is should I get a multicoat on my lenses. It is not a trivial...
Karl Evans
Apr 30, 2020
3 min read

Computer Vision Syndrome and Working from Home

Visual hygiene is a phrase that is often used in optometry, but it's a concept that can be confusing. It essentially involves...
Dylan Bentley
May 7, 2020
7 min read

Macula Month 2020

Macular Month is about reminding us of the importance of eye health, especially inside our eyes. When light enters our...
Millie Meegan
May 28, 2020
4 min read

The latest addition at Innovative Eye Care

Dylan Bentley
Aug 12, 2020
7 min read

Things All Contact Lens Wearers Should Know

Contact lens care can be confusing, whether you’re new to wearing or you’re a long-time wearer...
Dylan Bentley
Aug 18, 2020
6 min read

Why can't I use tap water with my contact lenses?

There are certain pairings of things that simply do not mix well together; water and oil, orange juice and toothpaste, scotch and...
Pooja Bhindi
Aug 19, 2020
3 min read

World Diabetes Day 2020

Diabetes is a condition which can affect many systems in the body. It occurs when the level of sugar (glucose)...
Dylan Bentley
Nov 19, 2020
5 min read

What are DIMS lenses? A new myopia control strategy

Myopia, or short-sightedness, causes blurry vision either because the eye has grown too long or because its focusing...
Pooja Bhindi
Jan 20, 2021
4 min read

Discover Bolle

They are both very comfortable to wear with lens colours, densities and optics that make them both the sunglasses I reach...
Karl Evans
Nov 4, 2022
4 min read

Introducing Vivid Vision

Binocular vision disorders are conditions which affect how the eyes work together. They can often be associated with...
Dylan Bentley
Jul 22, 2021
7 min read

International Cornea and Contact Lens Congress 2022

In October 2022, the IEC optometrists team – Millie, Dylan, Lachlan and Pooja – jetted off to Sydney for the International...
Millie Meegan
Feb 15, 2022
2 min read
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