Amazing New Treatment for Dry Eyes!

Amazing New Treatment for Dry Eyes!

  There used to be an assumption only older people had to deal with dry eyes, but these days people are realising it’s a more common issue than once thought. People as young as 20 years of age are coming to Visual Q Eyecare complaining of dry eyes, a gritty feeling in their eyes, or… Read More

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

One Giant Step Forward for Humankind – Transitions Vantage Lenses

One Giant Step Forward for Humankind – Transitions Vantage Lenses

Every so often in the glasses trade we come across a new product that blows our minds, and we at Visual Q Eyecare are proud to announce our minds and their accompanying eyes have just experienced such an event! If you’ve heard of Transitions lenses then you know that there are glasses that can be… Read More

5 Ways Holiday Drinking Can Affect Your Eyes, Glasses, and Contact Lenses

5 Ways Holiday Drinking Can Affect Your Eyes, Glasses, and Contact Lenses

Australians love to drink alcohol (especially beer and wine!) and here in Melbourne we’re Aussie through and through. Coming towards the end of 2012, the Summer Holidays, Christmas 2012, New Year’s Eve 2013, and Australia Day 2013, Australians are preparing to drink to their heart’s content. If you wear glasses or contact lenses, here are… Read More

The Life-Changing Power of Transitional Lenses

The Life-Changing Power of Transitional Lenses

Photochromic lenses, or more commonly known as ‘Transition’ lenses, are glasses that darken automatically when you enter an area with bright sunlight. These lenses have a layer of film that reacts to the UV rays coming from the sunlight. They are an excellent option for people who don’t want to remove their glasses and put… 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