How are Children’s Eyes Tested?

Posted October 27, 2016

Ever Wondered how we test children’s eyes? Parents often ask “at what age can I have my child’s eyes checked?”. By using appropriate examination techniques, children’s eyes can be assessed at any age (and they should be checked every two years). In fact, every week Dr Catt examines many preterm babies! Age is no barrier to […]

Children’s Week Australia 2016

Posted October 25, 2016

How do you know if your Child has a Vision Problem? In keeping with the theme of Children’s Week 2016, one of our wonderful paediatric ophthalmologists Dr Caroline Catt has written a useful blog piece for RANZCO describing what to look out for when it comes to your child’s vision. Read it here:

Children’s Week 2016

Posted October 24, 2016

Tips for Keeping Children’s Eyes Healthy Children’s Week™ is a national celebration of children’s rights, talents and citizenship and always celebrated around Universal Children’s Day which is held on the fourth Wednesday of October in Australia. We are taking this opportunity to increase awareness on children’s eye health & the steps that can be taken to ensure that […]

New presentation

Posted October 21, 2016

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Is your eyelid twitching?

Posted October 19, 2016

Why is this happening & what can you do about it? ‘Blepharospasm’ is the name given to an abnormal, involuntary blinking or spasm of the eyelids. Blepharospasm is associated with an abnormal function of the basal ganglion (The basal ganglion is the part of the brain responsible for controlling the muscles!) from an unknown cause. […]

SOS Optometry Education evening 2016

Posted October 12, 2016

Education on point Sydney Ophthalmic Specialists hosted an annual CPD accredited optometry education evening on Tuesday 4th October. Five of our seven Ophthalmologists presented on different topics in ophthalmology & all received great feedback from our visiting optometrists. The topics covered all areas of our ophthalmic specialities; Dr Frank Martin opened the night talking about “The Baby […]