Posts by Rachel

Tomato Glasses for Kids – Non-slip, effective and adjustable!

Choosing the right eyeglasses for kids used to be a real challenge Glasses for growing, active children need to fit properly. The prescription needs to sit in the correct place whatever the wearer is up to. The frames need to hold the lenses where they should be so our small people don’t look over or around them and their eyes can develop properly. Even more importantly though, kids’ glasses have to be comfortable. If their prescription glasses are too heavy and constantly falling off their faces, kids will simply refuse to wear them. This was exactly what happened to the
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Categories: Frames and Prescription Glasses.

Aosept Plus on sale – Do we have the eye-deal solution for you

Perfect for daily lens wearers, AOSept Plus Economy Pack provides a long-lasting supply of solution and is compatible with all lens types. Get Aosept Plus on sale. AOSept Plus Economy Packs are now available at our exclusive price of $39 per pack. Visit John O’Connor Optometrists in Newmarket or Henderson to take advantage of this unbeatable offer. Your eyes deserve nothing less Alcon AO SEPT Plus is a one-bottle, no-rub, hydrogen peroxide-based contact lens care solution. It is one of the most effective contact lens cleaning solutions available. This pack includes a generous 360ml bottle of AOSept Plus solution, along
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Categories: Contact Lenses.

NanoVista glasses – they’re childproof

Childproof glasses NanoVista glasses are recognised in the world of eyeglass frames for being kid-proof. Made using innovative materials, these frames have been designed with our most demanding customers in mind: babies, children and teenagers. The unparalleled durability and flexibility of these frames make them an excellent choice for parents looking for reliable eyewear solutions for their little and not-so-little ones. Designed to safely withstand the rigours of life with a kid, NanoVista frames are known for comfort, safety and longevity. Putting kids in the frame These glasses have been designed specifically for children. Most frames seem to be just
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Categories: Frames.

Pros and cons of atropine eyedrops for myopia control

Myopia, or nearsightedness, impacts millions of individuals worldwide. Particularly concerning is its impact on children, whose eyes are still developing. Myopia causes distant objects to appear blurry, making activities like reading the board in school or participating in outdoor sports challenging. At John O’Connor Optometrists, our team is committed to providing comprehensive solutions to help manage and control myopia. One solution gaining attention is the use of atropine eyedrops. In this blog, we’ll explore the pros and cons of atropine eyedrops for myopia control, so you have the information needed to make informed decisions about your child’s eye care. Understanding
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Categories: Eye Conditions.

Pros and Cons of Miyosmart Lenses for Myopia Control

Are you on the lookout for solutions to address your child’s myopia? This blog post takes a look at both the pros and cons of Miyosmart lenses. To help you make an informed decision about how to manage myopia progression, we will explore the efficacy of these lenses as well as some potential drawbacks. Understanding Myopia and its impact Before we examine Miyosmart lenses in detail, however, we’ll take a quick look at myopia and how it affects children’s vision. Myopia, or shortsightedness, can make distant objects appear blurry. Beyond the blurred vision, myopia is associated with potential long-term eye
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Categories: Prescription Glasses.

The advantages and disadvantages of Orthokeratology overnight lenses

Myopia, or nearsightedness, impacts distance vision. It often stems from irregularities in the eye’s structure, such as an elongated eye shape or an overly curved cornea. Its onset usually occurs during childhood and can progress as the eyes continue to grow. Factors such as genetics, extended near work, and limited outdoor activities also contribute to its development. Orthokeratology, or OrthoK therapy, is a non-surgical treatment for correcting nearsightedness. Orthokeratology lenses are rigid, gas-permeable moulds that work their wonders overnight. Users remove the lenses upon waking, immediately experiencing clearer and sharper vision without needing glasses or daytime contact lenses. The lenses
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Categories: Contact Lenses.

SteriLid anti-microbial cleanser for the health of your eyes

If you’ve been dealing with persistent and highly irritating blepharitis or dry eyes, you know how much they can impact your daily life. The discomfort, inconvenience, itching, and blurry vision that come with it can drive you crazy. SteriLid Anti-Microbial Spray might just be the solution you’ve been looking for. Understanding Blepharitis Blepharitis is not just a minor irritation; it’s a condition caused by an overgrowth of bacteria around the eyelids, leading to inflammation of the oil glands, redness, itching, crusty debris at the base of your eyelashes and eyelids and a constant need to blink and rub your eyes.
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Categories: Eye Conditions.

Managing Dry Eye | Causes & treatments

Dry eye is a common eye condition that can really impact how you see the world. Read on to learn more about its causes and, most importantly, effective treatments to keep your eyes feeling refreshed. What is Dry Eye? Dry eye, also known as dry eye syndrome or keratoconjunctivitis sicca, occurs when your eyes don’t produce enough tears or when the quality of your tears is compromised. Tears play a crucial role in maintaining the health and comfort of your eyes. They lubricate the ocular surface, reduce the risk of infection, and provide essential nutrients to the cornea. Common causes
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Categories: Eye Conditions.

Treating dry eye with Optimel Manuka Eyedrops and Gel

Dry eye can be bothersome and uncomfortable and affects many people. Dry eye occurs when your eyes do not produce enough tears, the tears evaporate too quickly or there are issues with the meibomian gland. This can result in symptoms such as: Irritation and redness Itching or burning sensation Sensitivity to light Blurred vision Eye fatigue Dry eye can be really irritating It is painful and due to the increased risk of eye infection, like bacterial conjunctivitis and keratitis, dry eyes can result in permanent life-changing damage. Dry eye is an inflammatory condition: the surfaces of the eyes and eyelids
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Categories: Eye Conditions.

Protecting your child’s vision: managing myopia with outdoor time and screen limitations

Myopia, also known as near-sightedness, is a growing health concern worldwide. There has been a dramatic increase in its prevalence, particularly among children. Research has shown this rise can be blamed in significant part on the changing lifestyle of many children. Namely, the amount of time spent indoors and on screens. A child or teenager’s visual environment significantly increases the risk of myopia onset and progression. If your child, or someone in your care, suffers from myopia, or shortsightedness, there are things you can do to make a difference. In this blog, we’ll explore factors influencing myopia development and recommendations
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Categories: Eye Conditions.