Mosman Optometrist discusses the consequence of unhealthy lifestyle choices
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Mosman Optometrist discusses the consequence of unhealthy lifestyle choices

Lifestyle is a major factor thought to influence susceptibility to many diseases including the eye. Lifestyle disease or disorder can be a result of the consequence of one’s health choices. Unhealthy lifestyle choices such as alcohol consumption, smoking, fat and sugar rich diet, lack of physical activity, poor sleep patterns and chronic eye strain are associated with the risk of developing eye diseases.

Teachers help to spot early signs of eye problems in kids
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Teachers help to spot early signs of eye problems in kids

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.

Leading Bondi Kids Optometrist Says Optical Myopia Eye Tests Are For Adults Too
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Leading Bondi Kids Optometrist Says Optical Myopia Eye Tests Are For Adults Too

Most stereotypes are based on prejudice, but occasionally, one pops up that’s based on fact – even if only remotely. “Smart kids wear glasses” could be among them, at least up to a point. Australian behavioural optometrist Jacqueline Gattegno sheds light on what is known regarding the intriguing link between myopia and IQ.

“Smart Kids Wear Glasses” the Grain of Truth Behind the Myth
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“Smart Kids Wear Glasses” the Grain of Truth Behind the Myth

Most stereotypes are based on prejudice, but occasionally, one pops up that’s based on fact – even if only remotely. “Smart kids wear glasses” could be among them, at least up to a point. Australian behavioural optometrist Jacqueline Gattegno sheds light on what is known regarding the intriguing link between myopia and IQ.