Summer Lovin’ – protecting your families eyes

Posted December 19, 2016

Protection from UV rays required all year round The sun is not just something to consider in Summer – our eyes need protection from it’s harmful UV rays all year round. Paediatric ophthalmologist Dr Caroline Catt has was recently interviewed by Paula Goodyer for House & Garden magazine’s Health feature. Dr Catt was asked about the importance of protecting our […]

Bionic Vision

Posted November 29, 2016

An update on the ‘Bionic Eye’ The following article ‘Bionic Vision’ was published by the American Academy of Ophthalmology in the ‘Eyenet magazine’  September 2017 edition.  We have gratefully accepted their offer to share it with you after receiving many inquiries as to the progress that has been made & where science is up to in the development of […]


Posted November 16, 2016

Eye Cancer in Children While no one likes seeing the words cancer and children in the same sentence we felt it was important to share some facts about this very serious condition. Did you know that Retinoblastoma is the most common eye cancer in children? Retinoblastoma usually presents very early on in a child’s life, either in infancy or […]

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:

New presentation

Posted October 21, 2016

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