This Thursday the 13th of October will be taking part in the World Sight Day Challenge, by donating our examination fees to Optometry Giving Sight, the largest global fundraising campaign that addresses avoidable blindness, simply by providing an eye exam and
This week is Stroke Awareness Week, warning us about one of the leading causes of death and disability. One in six Australians will be affected by stroke in their lifetime. Strokes are caused by either a blood clot, or a
This week is Macular Degeneration (MD) awareness week, highlighting the leading cause of blindness and vision loss in Australia. West Ryde optometrist, Tom Geroulas advises that if you are over 50, have an eye test and get your macula checked.
World Glaucoma Week reminds people that they should protect their vision against this ‘invisible’ eye disease with a comprehensive eye check. Glaucoma is a major cause of eyesight loss in Australia, and the leading cause of irreversible blindness worldwide. About
As the holidays are almost over and families are getting ready for another school year, remember to get your children’s eyes tested. It is important to make sure that that your child’s vision is clear and that they are ‘school
Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas, all the best for the festive season, and a happy and safe new year. The practice is closed, and I will open again on Monday the 4th of January.
Again this year, we will be taking part in the World Sight Day Challenge during October to help give the gift of vision to people in underpriveledged communities around the world. Now in its 9th year, the World Sight Day
I have returned to work, and while I was away, there were two important campaigns in July that I need to tell you about, JulEYE and Diabetes awareness Week. JulEYE reminds all people to have regular eye tests, at least
I am spending some time with my family, and I will be back as usual in the office on Monday 27th July. Please feel free to call and find out about my available times. Thank you for your understanding and
Dry Eye Syndrome. Dry eye is a common problem that occurs when there are insufficient tears, causing discomfort and affecting the ocular surfaces of the eye. The tear film provides the eye with protection, optical clarity, antimicrobial and nutritional support.