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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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Is Ortho-K for adults, too?

Is Ortho-K for adults, too?

Ortho-K is a groundbreaking alternative to surgery, and it’s proving to be one of the most common methods of vision correction for our younger clients. Ortho-K isn’t just for kids, however. While it has particular benefits for children and teens, Ortho-K may also help adults with certain eye conditions. Here’s our guide to Ortho-K, and potential uses and benefits for eye health… at any age.

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A guide to myopia management

A guide to myopia management

Myopia (also called short-sightedness or near-sightedness) is a very common condition with a range of treatment options. Like many other eye issues, catching myopia early will give you the best chance of managing it. Here’s our guide to myopia, including symptoms and revolutionary treatments such as Ortho-K.

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A proactive approach to kids’ eye health

A proactive approach to kids’ eye health

At Ian Donald Optometrist, we’re passionate about ensuring your vision is the very best it can be – and there are steps you can take to help preserve eye health in you and your children. From Ortho-K to Omega-3, here’s how to take a proactive approach to your kids’ eye care.

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Prizm Gaming lenses

Prizm Gaming lenses

Do your eyes hurt after a few hours of playing The Sims? Is your vision blurry after a Sunday afternoon jumping into Fortnite with some friends? The world of gaming has rapidly evolved… as more new and exciting games become available, we want to spend more time being transported to these bright, adventurous virtual worlds.

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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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