Myopia (nearsightedness) is a condition in which close objects are visibly clear, while distanced objects are blurred. This is understood as a refractive disorder that occurs as the eyeball elongates (gets longer). Myopia can cause exponentially more serious complications if the refractive error is severe
Many people use public transport for various reasons whether it is to commute to school or work. Public transport drivers play a crucial role in ensuring the safety of passengers.
Vision impairment or loss can affect people of all ages, but it can be detected at an early age. Reduced eyesight can have minor or long-lasting effects on all aspects of life including personal daily activities and participation in school and work.
Jacqueline Gattegno, a Smart Vision Optometrist at Eyes InDesign Bondi, provides insight in identifying signs of vision problems in children.
Mums are capable of handling any situation that they are faced with. However, it is important to anticipate and be prepared for unforeseen situations, such as changing a tyre on the side of the road. Knowing basic tyre safety tips is beneficial in any circumstance.
Gary Rodney, the Founder of Smart Vision Optometry and a leading Smart Vision Optometrist at Eyes InDesign Mosman, discusses an alternative non-invasive surgery to correct and improve vision.
Motorists tend to focus more on mechanical vehicle checks when they’re about to set off on a road trip. They often forget to check that their tyres are in good condition, even though the performance of any vehicle is heavily reliant on the condition of the vehicle’s tyres.
Wheels certainly do go round – but ‘tyre rotation’ means switching up the position of tyres. It helps them to last longer, and it keeps the vehicle’s occupants safer because the tyres have better traction.
Repairing a minor puncture is quick, but many drivers wonder if it would be better to replace the tyre altogether. As a motorist, knowing when tyres can and should be repaired and when they need replacement is a handy bit of information.
Myopia is the most common eye disorder in the world, and the biggest cause of visual impairment, especially in children, according to Australian behavioural optometrist Jacqueline Gattegno