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Maui Jim – Introducing MauiBrilliant

Maui Jim MauiBrilliant™ Product Release Maui Jim announces the release of their newest (5th) and most advanced lens material, MauiBrilliant™. This material could be known as the superstar of resin lens materials. It features optics nearly as clear as glass (56 ABBE value), with just one-third of the weight. In fact, it’s only 1 of 4 materials (2 of which are

By | 2016-10-17T14:33:17+00:00 October 17th, 2016|Categories: Adel Eyecare, Frames, Lenses|0 Comments

Toxic Blue Light?

What is Toxic Blue Light? I'm not sure I believe in the terminology of 'toxic blue light'... but I love, absolutely love these new blue-blocking lenses. These are lenses that cut out not only all of the UV wavelengths, but also some of the short, blue wavelength visible light. UV is 100-380 nm wavelengths. The

Glasses Care? Top 10 Ways to Destroy Your Glasses

Glasses Care? Do you really care? We're third generation optometrists and we understand glasses care. We grew up in the business of Optometry and we've seen thousands of people! I can say with some confidence that we've seen everything and mostly the patterns of behaviour are repetitive. So drum-roll, here are the top 10 ways to destroy

Risk Factors and Prevention of Macular Degeneration

Macular Degeneration (MD) is the leading cause of blindness in Australia. In the previous blog post we posted an article on what Macular Degeneration is.  In this post we'll summarise the factors that may put you at risk of macular degeneration and what you can do to prevent it. Age Macular degeneration affects 1 in

By | 2016-10-17T14:33:17+00:00 September 9th, 2016|Categories: Eye Health, Featured, Macular Degeneration|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Alcon Dailies Total 1 Multifocals – Trials Now Available

Multifocal Contact Lenses Can Set You Free Dailies Total1® Multifocal contact lenses are now available at Adel Eyecare. They are designed for people with presbyopia and are intended to be used on a daily disposable basis. The contact lenses are available with a power range of -6.00 to +3.00D and three ADD powers (Low, Med,

By | 2016-10-17T14:33:17+00:00 September 1st, 2016|Categories: Adel Eyecare, News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

UNSW Working Towards Detecting Glaucoma Earlier

UNSW Australia scientists have developed a testing protocol that identifies the blinding eye disease glaucoma four years earlier than current techniques. The patented method involves patients looking at small dots of light of specially chosen size and light intensity. An inability to see them indicates blind spots in the eye and early loss of peripheral

By | 2016-10-17T14:33:17+00:00 August 5th, 2016|Categories: Eye Health, Glaucoma, News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

What is Macular Degeneration?

An Introduction to Macular Degeneration Macular degeneration (MD) is the name given to a group of degenerative diseases of the retina that cause progressive, painless loss of central vision. It can affect one's ability to see fine detail, drive, read and recognise faces. Although there is no cure for macular degeneration, there are treatment options that

By | 2016-10-17T14:33:17+00:00 August 1st, 2016|Categories: Eye Health, Macular Degeneration|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Colour Blindness or Colour Deficiency?

People who are colourblind can’t see some colours or see them differently from other people. Colour blindness is inherited, and affects more boys than girls. Out of 20 boys, it is likely that one or two will have a colour vision problem - about 8% of the male population, compared to less than 0.5% of

Putting Contact Lenses in Your Eyes

Putting contact lenses in your eyes is a skill that everyone masters in their own way. One of the greatest challenges is overcoming our natural blink reflex, it's only natural for us to want to avoid things going onto our eyes! The most important skills required include holding our eyelids effectively if needed and making

By | 2016-10-17T14:33:18+00:00 March 24th, 2016|Categories: Adel Eyecare, Eye Health, Lenses, Tutorials|Tags: , , |0 Comments