Better Start for Children with Vision Impairment

Posted February 26, 2014

Check out this link for an article on the Better Start initiative published in the Quantum vision newsletter featuring our very own orthoptist, Sarita Beukes.

Vision Problems in Children

Posted February 25, 2014

Click the link to view an article published recently in the medical journal  Medicine Today written by Dr Caroline Catt and Dr Frank Martin. Vision Problems in Children

Better Start for Children with Disability

Posted February 21, 2014

Better Start for Children with disability is a government funded initiative to improve access to early intervention services for children with disability. The aim of the initiative is to better prepare children with disability to be ready for school. To be eligible for Better Start, the child must be diagnosed with one of the disabilities […]

Recognising retinoblastoma

Posted February 20, 2014

Retinoblastoma is a childhood cancer affecting the eyes of children. As the name suggests the tumour occurs in the retina, which is the neural tissue inside our eyes that turns light into vision. It’s fair to say that most people have never even heard of retinoblastoma. It goes without saying that it would be a […]

Children’s vision

Posted February 20, 2014

The following is an article written by Dr Michael Jones, published in Sydney Child magazine in 2013.   Often in the field of Medicine we are reminded of the truth that ‘you don’t know what you have until you lose it’. The impact of that statement is arguably never greater than when it comes to […]