Eyecare Plus Broadway Awarded Finalist for Best in Practice Growth!

The Eyecare Plus Business Bootcamp and Annual General Meeting in October 2017 brought together about 80 Eyecare Plus members from all over the country. This one and a half day event held at Coogee Beach was all about fun, sun, learning and enjoying the company of friends and colleagues in…
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Your High Prescription Lenses Don’t Have to Be Coke-Bottle Thick!

The standard lens index material in plastic, also known as CR39 material, is *1.5 index. Other lens materials in plastic are *1.56, *1.6, *1.67 and *1.74. If you have complex or strong prescriptions, wearing spectacles can be an uncomfortable experience. Thick eyeglasses sometimes make you feel like the weight of…
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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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How to Take Care of Your Eyes in This Digitally Dependent Age

Two hours. Just 2 hours in front of a digital screen can cause your eyes to feel strained and tired. The average Australian spends a cumulative 10 hours a day staring at some form of digital screen. Work and school make us dependent on computers, tablets and mobile devices, and…
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8 Best Tips to Have Clean, Scratch-Free Spectacles

Like healthy eyes, clean and comfortable eyewear gives the wearer an unobstructed view of the world.     Unfortunately, spectacles are positioned so that they catch oils from makeup, lotions and from your face. Also hands and fingertips can cause residue build-up and smudges on your lenses and frames. Lint…
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5 Rules To Have Healthy Eyes With Contact Lenses

Our eyes are most comfortable when there’s nothing on them. However, a vision problem may be a game changer that often requires the use of spectacles or contact lenses. Patients who have not previously tried contact lenses may have apprehensions, like being worried about their eye health, inconvenience and discomfort.…
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What Optometry Would Look Like in the Very Near Future!

Dr Kerry Ho, Eyecare Plus Optometrist The Southern Regional Conference (SRC) was hosted in Melbourne for two days, offering a broad spectrum of educational programs to Australian optometrists. Along with four other colleagues, I travelled down from Sydney, where we were not only able to gain an insight to the…
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6 Questions to Ask to Get the Most Out of Your Optical Benefits

Many patients who have never had eye health fund benefits come to our practices to enquire about their optical benefits. Here are questions you can ask to get the most out of yours: 1. Which health fund do you recommend? There are many options in what it costs the consumer…
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