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You and Eye Optical was established in 1998 to provide a high quality optical practice providing the best personalised service to clients in this part of the city.

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Is it Worth Investing in Blue Light Lenses?

You’re probably aware that spending a lot of time looking at screens can lead to eye strain and fatigue. You might have also heard reports that electronic screens produce a lot of ‘blue light’ that can harm your eyes.

Let’s look at what blue light is, what it does and when a filter might be needed.

May 24, 2021 Read More
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Can You Get Scratches Out of Glasses?

A small scratch might not be particularly noticeable when you have your glasses on. Larger or multiple scratches can be distracting though, and may even obscure your vision.

April 30, 2021 Read More
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Is Conjunctivitis Contagious?

Conjunctivitis is a common eye infection, especially in children. There are three different types of conjunctivitis – bacterial, viral and allergic.

March 30, 2021 Read More
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What is Glaucoma? Cause, Symptoms and Treatment

The term glaucoma refers to a group of eye diseases that cause damage to the optic nerve, leading to vision loss. In most cases, the loss of sight will be gradual, and the problem may not be detected until a considerable amount of peripheral (side) vision has been lost. In fact, according to Glaucoma Australia, 50% of those with the disease don’t know they have it.

February 17, 2021 Read More
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A Guide to Safety Glasses

According to Optometry Australia’s ‘2020 Occupational Optometry Guide’, up to 90% of eye injuries are preventable and 60% of them happen in the workplace. In the home, 21% of Australians have sustained an eye injury through a DIY project. Many of these could be prevented by safety glasses – but only 12% of people always […]

December 01, 2020 Read More
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What are Ocular and Visual Migraines?

Migraines can have a devastating effect on people’s lives, causing headaches so severe they can immobilise a person. Migraines that affect eyesight come in two types: ocular and visual, both accompanied by temporary changes to the eyesight. We explore the symptoms of ocular and visual migraines, their causes and what you can do to prevent […]

November 02, 2020 Read More
causes of computer eye strains

Reducing Eye Strain When Using a Computer

If you spend most of your day staring into a computer monitor at work and at home, you probably get eye strain. It’s unavoidable in our digital age, but you can do things to lessen the impact of repeated computer use. Let’s look at the causes of computer screen eye strain and what you can […]

October 12, 2020 Read More
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COVID-19 and Eye Exams: What’s Essential?

COVID-19 has affected everyone’s lives, both personal and professional. It’s also affected our healthcare system, with many hospitals performing still only essential surgeries. The same applies to optometrists. After a period of offering essential or emergency services and taking safety measures to protect staff and clients in order to help prevent transmission of the virus, […]

June 04, 2020 Read More
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Computer Glasses: Designed to Meet the Demands for the Modern Workplace

Before you fill your next prescription it would be a good idea to stop and think about how versatile you need your glasses to be. It’s likely that you have a standard prescription for reading and you use it for your computer monitor, your handheld device, reading a book and probably even the specials board in your favourite restaurant. If so, you may be experiencing…

October 08, 2019 Read More
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What to Expect When Wearing Contact Lenses for the First Time

It can be a bit of weird concept, inserting something into your eye, so you are probably wondering what you can expect when getting contact lenses for the first time. Rest assured when you come to You and Eye in the Sydney CBD we’ll look after you. We will fit the lens to be sure it’s exact and take you through your first application as well as correct cleaning methods.…

August 23, 2017 Read More

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