Entries by Team Focus

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 […]

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 […]