LASIK: A sight for sore eyes

LASIK surgery (Laser-assisted in-situ keratomileusis) is now a commonly performed surgery in Australia, but is fast becoming the quickest and most effective way of restoring unaided sight. Refractive conditions of the cornea—such as varying degrees of myopia (short-sighted... Read More

The importance of regular eye examinations.

Regular eye examinations are an important part of a broader health regime but it is not only about how well you can see; an eye examination can pick up subtle changes that are related to a range of health issues and early identification could save your sight, or even your life.   What happens at an eye examination?... Read More

Addressing eye health not a shortsighted issue

  Australians can’t afford to be shortsighted about eye health, with expert forecasts showing more than half the world’s population are likely to develop myopia by 2050 and a huge one billion people significantly at risk of blindness. ... Read More

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

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