Entries by Team Focus

5 Natural Ways to Improve Your Eyesight

Here at FOCUS eye centre we encourage you to follow our five natural ways to improve your eyesight. 1. Get enough key vitamins and minerals Vitamins A, C, E, and mineral zinc, contain antioxidants that can help prevent macular degeneration. Macular degeneration is a condition in which the macula deteriorates. These nutrients can be found in […]

Focus Eye Centre Services during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Despite the unfortunate escalation of COVID-19 in NSW, we are continuing to provide our patients with essential ophthalmic care during this pandemic.  The Focus Eye Centre will remain open with our specialised Ophthalmic Team running clinics for patients that require ongoing care at both our Double Bay and Kingsford rooms.  We are modifying our work […]

Avoid an Eye Injury

Protecting your eyes from injury is one of the simplest things you can do to keep your vision healthy throughout your life. Protective Eyewear Are you taking steps to prevent 90 percent of eye injuries? Wearing protective eye wear greatly reduces your risk of an eye injury and vision loss.According to a National survey by […]

When smoke gets in your eyes

As smoke from the Australian bushfires spread across our beautiful country, many people are feeling the effects in their eyes, even those who live miles away from the hotspots. People with dry eye, blepharitis or allergic conjunctivitis are particularly sensitive to the pain smoke can cause. Here are a few simple steps to reduce smoke […]

Eye Supplements: Are they Essential for Eye Health?

Eye supplements are simply the vitamins and minerals that are related to eye health and healthy vision. These include supplements like vitamin C, vitamin E, zinc, copper, lutein and zeaxanthin. Are supplements essential for eye health? These days, the supplement market is huge and there is a vitamin and mineral endorsed for every part of […]

What kind of Eye Strain do you have?

Eye strain can be painful and frustrating to say the least However, what actually causes eye strain and what makes each type of eye strain so different? Here at Focus Eye Centre we are passionate about treating all conditions of eye strain and therefore have put together a list of the various causes of eye […]

What is Pink Eye and is it Contagious?

What is pink eye? Pink eye, or conjunctivitis, causes swelling and redness in the inside of your eyelid and the white part of your eye. ALERT WARNING: Pink eye in newborns. Pink eye can cause serious health problems for newborn babies. Call a doctor now if your baby has: Unusual fluid (discharge) coming from the […]

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 […]