Newsletter First Issue Release

Newsletter First Issue Release

Hi everyone, Today we are proud to present the inaugural release of our biannual newsletter called I-Care. It represents many months work in getting the ideas together through to production. Our main focus has been to explain the challenges a modern lifestyle has on our eyes. In summary, our eyes are constantly being forced to… Read More

Different Types of Eye Tests

Different Types of Eye Tests

When people think about getting an eye test from an optometrist, the usual assumption is that all eye tests are the same. The fact is eye tests are usually quite different from one another. I like to use food analogies. You can have a quick ‘fast food’ type of eye test that simply gets the… Read More

Top Ten Habits Children Need to Reduce Eyesight Damage

Top Ten Habits Children Need to Reduce Eyesight Damage

You wouldn’t believe how often we get adults asking us questions about their children’s eyesight just after they themselves have undergone an eye test, such as, ‘When should my kids have their eyes tested?’ and ‘When can my child begin wearing contact lenses?’ Or, we get statements like, ‘My child is not doing well at… Read More

My unfortunate experience with laser eye surgery

My unfortunate experience with laser eye surgery

I had laser eye surgery (Lasik) in 2004, and unlike most of the success stories you hear about, my experience resulted in both scarring on my right eye and glaucoma in both eyes. Let me tell you my story, so that you can be inspired to research your situation in more depth before you go… Read More

Can I Wear Contact Lens if I Have Astigmatism?

Can I Wear Contact Lens if I Have Astigmatism?

The simple and straightforward answer is: Yes, you can. And, it’s not even a big issue. Actually, one third of all people that wear contact lenses also need to correct for astigmatism. Astigmatism affects people regardless of whether their other vision issues are with nearsightedness or farsightedness. The current percentage of people being corrected for… Read More

The Man With Droopy Eyes

The Man With Droopy Eyes

Around 3 years ago a gentleman with unaided vision (his long-distance sight was perfect) said all of a sudden his eyes were constantly squinting, with the eyelids drooping for no discernable reason. Before coming to see us at Visual Q Eyecare he told us he’d already visited 4 ophthalmologists (eye specialist surgeons), 1 neurologist and… Read More