Contact lenses – The cosmetic alternative

These days spectacle frames are some kind of “facial accessory” and in fashion, which is great news for people dependent upon their glasses. But if you like the adventurous outdoors or playing sport, you will know that glasses, even though they help you see clearly, it does not make these activities easy. In fact, in playing contact-sport with glasses are … Read More

Who’s Who in Optometry?

Some titles can be difficult to understand and then you end up at the wrong person for the job. So in the light of our mission making optometry easier to understand, we made you a list of the providers in the optical industry to help you find the right person for the job. Optometrist: Optometrists are primary health care providers … Read More

What is a Cataract?

So I have a cataract, but what does it actually mean?   We see patients with cataract development almost daily, it is very common so first things first: DON’T PANIC. There is a lot of misconceptions about cataracts that makes it difficult for patients to understand the implications, symptoms and the treatment options available. No, it is not a film … Read More

Cataract Follow Up

I had cataract surgery, what now?   So you had the cataract, hardening and clouding of the lens, removed and the ophthalmologist replaced your old and hardened lens with a brand-spanking-new artificial lens. (To refresh your memory on what a cataract is – please read relevant post: What is a cataract?) Usually the procedure is done one eye at a … Read More