Entries by Team Focus

Top Tips for Adjusting to Your New Glasses

Prepare for the change When it comes to any kind of change in life, preparation is key, and the adjustment to new glasses is no exception. If you’ve been diagnosed with an eyesight issue that requires glasses moving forward, then you will need to both mentally and physically prepare for this change. As for physical […]

Is too much screen time bad for kids?

You go into your child’s room and they are playing the latest gaming app, you look in your review mirror and your child is watching YouTube, you check if your child needs help with their homework and they are busy texting friends. Children and their phones are inseparable in today’s society, and all that reading […]

Save your Sight with an Amsler Grid: Free macular degeneration test

Save your Sight with an Amsler Grid: Free macular degeneration test Macular degeneration (age related macular degeneration) is the leading cause of blindness in Australia. It is possible to reduce the risk of losing sight from macular degeneration by living a healthy lifestyle and having your macula checked regularly by an eye health professional. The […]

Cataract Considerations

Cataracts are a clouding of the crystalline lens of the eye. For people who have cataracts, seeing through cloudy lenses is like looking through a frosty or fogged-up window. Clouded vision caused by cataracts can make it more difficult to read, drive a car (especially at night) or see the expression on a friend’s face. […]

Seeing is Believing: Laser Vision Correction

Imagine waking up in the morning and not having to reach for your glasses or put in your contacts. Many people are either nearsighted, farsighted or have astigmatism. These common eye conditions are known as refractive errors. If you want clear and sharp vision, connect with our highly qualified surgeons at Focus Eye Centre, who […]

New Mandatory Sunglass Standard

From 1 July 2019, sunglass and fashion spectacle suppliers must comply with mandatory requirements set out in the Consumer Goods (Sunglasses and Fashion Spectacles) Safety Standard 2017. The mandatory standard is based on sections of the voluntary Australian/New Zealand Standard AS/NZS 1067.1:2016 eye and face protection – sunglasses and fashion spectacles (available from SAI Global). The mandatory standard for sunglasses and fashion spectacles applies to […]

May is Macula Month!

Macula Month – 1 to 31 May 2019 Macula Month is an initiative of Macular Disease Foundation Australia and runs for the month of May. It is an annual campaign designed to raise awareness of macular disease, which includes age-related macular degeneration and diabetic eye disease, along with other less common diseases of the macula. […]