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​Travel tips for kids with contact lenses or glasses

​Travel tips for kids with contact lenses or glasses

Posted by Nicola on 19th Sep 2019

I don’t know about you but I love to travel – and my kids have been bitten by the travel bug since their first trip to Fiji in 2014. Over the years we’ve been fortunate enough to travel to Bali, Syd … read more
​When patching becomes too hard

​When patching becomes too hard

Posted by Nicola on 11th Sep 2019

Any patching parent will tell you that there are good days and bad days when it comes to patching their child. Some days your delightful infant will happily go about their business with their patch … read more
Eye Infections in Children

Eye Infections in Children

Posted by Nicola on 27th Aug 2019

Not sure if I jinxed myself but I had this blog post scheduled for today - and my daughter came down with conjunctivitis yesterday! In our household, this means you get treated like you have leprosy a … read more
​How do Babies Get Their Vision Tested?

​How do Babies Get Their Vision Tested?

Posted by Nicola on 14th Aug 2019

When you think about an eye test, you most likely imagine sitting at the optometrist with one eye covered, reading the letters on the chart on the wall across from you. This seems normal for adults … read more
My Coastrek Adventure

My Coastrek Adventure

Posted by Nicola on 29th Jul 2019

I've long admired the work that the Fred Hollows Foundation does in restoring eyesight for people and ending avoidable blindness. Obviously vision is an issue close to my heart and every day I am … read more
Getting kids outdoors is good for eye health

Getting kids outdoors is good for eye health

Posted by Nicola on 15th Jul 2019

I have a confession to make. I’m not really an outdoorsy person. I’d choose watching a movie over going on a bushwalk, or reading a book by the pool over going surfing. Unfortunately this appears to … read more