Eye Examinations

Behavioural Optometry

Behavioural optometry, vision therapy

Behavioural optometry involves an understanding of vision and how it is different from eyesight. Eyesight is seeing letters on an eye chart, while vision is something that is developed over time. It requires efficient functioning of the eyes, development of visual perceptual skills and integration of what we see with other senses. According to the…

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How often should I have my eyes tested?

How often should I have my eyes tested?

As an optometrist, I am regularly asked: “how often should I have my eyes tested?” Keep reading for my recommendations, but first some interesting facts about our eyes and the statistics surrounding eye health both globally and locally here in Australia. An essential factor for living a quality life is good vision. The world in…

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