Get Rebates on Sun Protection Essentials from Your Health Fund!

Summer’s ended in Australia, but sun protection should be year-round! Did you know, UV rays can’t be seen or felt from the sun’s warmth? Skin damage can be happening when we least suspect it. Do I Still Need Sun Protection on a Cloudy Day? Yes! According to the Australian Government...
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Enter into 2018 with a New Pair of Spectacles!

You’re determined to save money this year, and here’s a smart thing you can do: Purchase your eyecare essentials at little or no cost through your optical health cover! Your optical entitlements can be used towards items that improve your vision such as: Complete designer spectacles. Choose among frames from...
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Your High Prescription Lenses Don’t Have to Be Coke-Bottle Thick!

If you have complex or strong prescriptions, wearing spectacles can be an uncomfortable experience. Thick eyeglasses sometimes make you feel like the weight of the world is on your nose! Years ago, standard lenses for strong prescriptions used to be very thick and very heavy to adequately correct vision—that is…

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7 Simple Things You Can Do at Home to Improve Dry Eye

“Dry Eye” may sound like a simple and harmless eye problem, something we just shrug off as a seasonal thing that will pass like the common cold. However, dry eye is more harmful than you think. Advanced dry eyes can lead to corneal scarring that will affect how you see...
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Why Dry Eyes Are More Harmful Than You Think

We think of “dry eye” as the eyes being, well, dry. Not watery. Not enough tears to lubricate, which means friction and soreness usually relieved by over-the-counter lubricating eye drops. This is true, but what exactly is Dry Eye syndrome and how does this threaten our vision? Dry Eye syndrome...
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