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

Bionic eye allows man to see his wife for the first time in 10 years!

  Love at second sight!  Such a lovely story!  ... Read More

Laser eye surgery boom

Did you see the segment on Channel 9 "Mornings"show about the risks and rewards of laser vision correction.  ... Read More

Dr. Noel Alpins of Melbourne Honored by ISRS with 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award

San Francisco – Noel Alpins, MD, FACS, medical director of NewVision Clinics, was honored by the International Society of Refractive Surgery (ISRS), a partner of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), with the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award. The Lifetime Achievement Award honors an ISRS member who has made significant and internationally recognized contributions to the advancement of refractive surgery. Dr. Alpins is an active cataract and refractive surgeon and is the medical director of NewVision Clinics i... Read More