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Introducing MyDay multifocal lenses for presbyopia

Introducing MyDay multifocal lenses for presbyopia

Ian Donald Optometrist is pleased to advise that we are now offering MyDay multifocal lenses, an advanced disposable contact lens that is suitable for all stages of presbyopia, the gradual and common vision loss associated with ageing. MyDay multifocal is designed to provide all the benefits of a regular multifocal in a daily contact lens.

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Our top tips for summer eye health

Our top tips for summer eye health

Whilst proactive eye protection is crucial all year round, our tendency to spend more time out and about in summer means it’s particularly important this time of year. Exposure to Ultraviolet (UV) radiation may have a serious impact on your eyes – along with sunlight, chlorine and other factors common to summer activities. Here’s what you should know about summer eye health.

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Our 2021 eye health review

Our 2021 eye health review

Whilst there has been discussion about the impact of the pandemic on our physical and mental health, there has been less of a focus on ocular health – but it is equally important. In our annual wrap for 2021 we focus on the year’s potential impact on your eye health, we take a look back at our activities this year and we introduce something may be the ideal Christmas gift to yourself.

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What you need to know about Ortho-K age limits

What you need to know about Ortho-K age limits

Ortho-K is a ground-breaking form of vision correction, and here at Ian Donald Optometrist, we’re often asked about Ortho-K age limits. The good news is that Ortho-K really has no strict age limit – meaning children, adults and seniors can potentially use this innovative treatment. It’s important to understand however that we would recommend it to you or your child based on several factors and not just age.

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The triggers of and treatments for dry eye

The triggers of and treatments for dry eye

Despite the name, dry eye doesn’t just refer to dry eyes. If you’re suffering from uncomfortable, stinging, red, sensitive or watery eyes, dry eye could be a cause. While there are dry eye treatments, it’s useful to know what dry eye is, what triggers it and why it’s important to seek treatment early.

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Introducing our latest optometry technology

Introducing our latest optometry technology

Ian Donald Optometrist has been looking after the Manly community for decades, thanks to an expert team, leading facilities and the latest optometry technology. Cutting-edge technology helps optometrists get the best picture of your eye health and the most recent addition to the clinic is a highly advanced diagnostic tool – the Zeiss Cirrus 500 OCT.

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Why sunglasses are crucial for everyday eye care

Why sunglasses are crucial for everyday eye care

Being proactive about our eye health is crucial to help us ward off eye diseases and maintain our vision. And one of the best things we can do for our everyday eye health, is also one of the simplest. Wearing quality sunglasses will help protect your eyes now – and in the future. To help you understand why sunglasses matter, here’s our guide to sunglasses for everyday eye care.

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Eye health and macular degeneration

Eye health and macular degeneration

With decades of experience in optometry, the team at Ian Donald Optometrist knows that to keep your eyes in the best possible condition, regular eye tests are crucial. Macular degeneration for instance is a condition that is often permanent and irreversible – and it may develop without any initial symptoms. Detecting macular degeneration early will give you the best chance of retaining optimal eye health.

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Our guide to best choice glasses and contact lenses

Our guide to best choice glasses and contact lenses

Advances in optometry mean adults, children and seniors now have more choice than ever when it comes to glasses and contact lenses. Not only are there variations in materials and coatings such as UV-resistant and anti-glare, we now have lenses that may assist with everything from blue light to myopia management. Here’s our guide to best-option glasses and contact lenses for age, lifestyle and eye care.

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Need new glasses? Three reasons why an expert optical dispenser matters

Need new glasses? Three reasons why an expert optical dispenser matters

While most people have some idea what optometry involves, not everyone is familiar with optical dispensary, yet it’s a key eye health service. Yes, optical dispensers sell glasses and contact lenses, but a skilled optical dispenser also accurately interprets optometrist prescriptions to help you find the lenses that best suit both your optical needs… and your lifestyle.

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Children

Children

Do you suspect your child’s eyesight may be affecting their ability to learn effectively at school?
Perhaps your child:
- complains of eyestrain and/or headaches?
- experiences double vision and/or blurry vision when reading?
- covers or closes one eye when reading?
- has a short attention span and difficulty concentrating when reading?

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Adults

Adults

Do you find yourself holding that book out just a little further than you used to? Bringing it closer, then pushing out again?

Are you experiencing eye strain? Blurriness? Headaches?

Is it getting harder to see the street signs?

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