How often you should get your eyes tested and other eye health advice

Your eyes are the most sensitive organ in your body, are used in almost every daily application and need lots of love and attention. So what should you be doing to keep up optimum eye health? This guide will show you all the steps you... Read More

Ditch the glasses or contacts and dive into life

I love the water. In fact, when I’m not working, you can often find me on it or in it. From scuba-diving to swimming, surfing to kayaking, we are a nation obsessed with all things aquatic. And why not? Getting out on the water is excellent exercise and awesome fun. ... Read More

What is astigmatism and how can it be corrected?

Astigmatism is a common eye condition that causes blurred vision at both near and far distances. It is estimated that 1.3 million Australians are affected by astigmatism... Read More

LASIK eye surgery is life-changing for busy parents

In our busy modern world, caregivers have never been more time poor. Elective treatments requiring long recovery periods are often avoided in the early years of parenthood, even if they can significantly improve quality of life. Parents, particularly of younger children, struggle to fit in time to deal with their own health ... Read More

How modern technology impacts eye health.

In the modern world, it is hard to turn your head without laying eyes on another screen. This is having a major effect on eye health, with the Optometrists Association Australia reporting that vision problems and deterioration of eye health is on the rise as technology cont... Read More

NewVision Clinics Director Dr Noel Alpins AM receives Order of Australia Medal

Internationally recognised ophthalmologist, Dr Noel Alpins — widely-known for his innovative approaches to the analysis and treatment of astigmatism—has been presented with a prestigious Order of Australia medal for his contributions to refractive surgery innovation. NewVision Clinics Director Dr Noel Alpins AM was presented with his Order of Australia medal at a ceremony at Government House in Melbourne on Wednesday, April 5, 2017. He was awarded a Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia for significant service to o... Read More

Dr Noel Alpins Awarded Member of General Division of Order of Australia 2017

We would like to congratulate our director Dr Noel Alpins on his Member of General Division of Order of Australia AM Honour,  Dr Alpins was awarded this honour for his significant service to ophthalmology, particularly to the development of innovative refractive surgery techniques, and to professional associations.  We are delighted that his commitment and contribution to the field has been deservedly recognised.  Dr Alpins, we would like to send you our heartfelt well wishes on this achievement. From the team at NewVision Clinics,... Read More

Dealing with Itchy Eyes in Hay Fever Season

Spring is a great time of year, but with it comes something dreaded by many: hay fever. With all the pollen, grass clippings, pet hair and dust the season brings, spring tends to hit people who suffer from hay fever pretty hard. It is especially difficult for those who wear glasses or contact lenses, as the lenses often attract a build-up of allergens. Hay fever affects two in five Australians through the spring and summer seasons, and is the most common form of allergy. It’s often during this time that many people who wear glasses... Read More

New lens implant brings clarity to Australian sufferers of cataracts

You may have heard a bit of news lately on the Symfony lens- the newest lens implant by AMO which offers an extended range of vision to suitable cataract patients. If you're wondering if we offer this l... Read More

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