Eyecare

Childrens Eye Care Subsidy

With children the critical visual development period is up to 8 years of age. During this time the eyes are continually changing. It is never too early to have your child's eyes examined. Concern that children's eyesight may be at risk because parents...

Childrens Vision

The Importance of Childrens Vision Care Good vision is essential to a child's learning and reading performance. Often parents and teachers overlook a child's vision problems as a cause of learning difficulties. Many school-age children may be inaccurately...

Computers & Your Eyes

Work with computers has led to a revolution in the way office work is done. However, increased efficiency in many work places has had its price as some people using computers (also known as VDU's) have experienced severe aches and pains as well as visual...

Drivers Vision

As ninety percent of information received by a driver is visual, there is no doubt that good vision plays a key role in driving and road safety in general. Changes to the law now require that drivers have their eyesight checked when renewing their...

Eye Care and Growing Older

As we grow older, the efficiency of our eyes deteriorates. Commonly, the optical tissue becomes less transparent and changes in the retina reduce the sensitivity of the nerves, which convert light into tiny electrical impulses for the brain. Spectacles...

Eye Conditions

Find out more about the common eye conditions, and treatments available from Visique Botany.

Eye Safety

Accidents involving the eyes are relatively frequent and with careful thought they can usually be prevented. There are many situations to consider that can be potentially dangerous to your eyes and we can recommend the most suitable option for your individual...

How the Eye Works

In a normal healthy eye images of objects we see, far away or close-up, are focused clearly onto the retina at the back of the eye, just as the lens in a camera focused the image onto a film. These images are then transmitted to the brain via the optic...

Laser Surgery

Laser vision correction has become a routine option for vision correction for many people. Just as spectacles and contact lenses can provide clear vision, laser correction may also be a solution for you. There are a number of factors to consider to...

Retinal Camera

An important part of your eye examination includes an overall visual health examination of the eyes. Many changes caused by eye disease occur slowly and without obvious signs of discomfort. Changes that can occur include glaucoma, age-related macular...

The Eye Exam

An eye examination provides peace of mind. Your vision is important - close your eyes and imagine life without it. When you have your eyes examined at Visique Botany Optometrists we have two aims. They are to solve any vision problems you have and...

UV Protection

UV Protection - Sunglasses Sunglasses protect your eyes the way that sunscreen protects your skin. Sunglasses are much more than a fashion statement protecting the eyes against harmful ultra violet rays that over time can damage the cornea, lens...

What is an Optometrist?

The optometrist can be thought of as the GP for your eyes. The role of the optometrist is to address any visual issues that you may have and has evolved to include two main parts: The first is the measurement of the vision and focus of the eyes at...