The vision of children in the classroom is assumed to be good. A recent study has demonstrated that children who perform less well on NAPLAN results compared to the other children in the same school and demographic area, are also found to fail or get borderline results on a vision screening.
What is dry eye?
Dry eye is a condition when the eye does not produce tears properly, or when the tears are not of the correct consistency and evaporate too quickly.
The new “SeeColors” app from the collaboration between Samsung and Colorlite allows people with colour vision deficits to have their phones (and TV eventually) adjusted so they can differentiate between a great number of colours on the screen.
1 in 5 children suffer with an undetected vision problem
(source Optometry Australia 2017).
This is an issue that is close to the hearts of the team at Harmony Vision Optometrists. We founded the practice to concentrate on providing an extended range of vision treatments to people of all ages, this inevitably lead to a strong focus on children. Why?
I had the opportunity to head to Portland, Oregon USA recently to attend a meeting on the multidisciplinary care of patients with dizziness. It was a long way to travel in a short space of time, and so I was taking a gamble on the quality of the meeting. This has been an interest of mine for a long time for both personal and professional reasons as I have been involved in the visual rehabilitation of patients for many years. It turns out that the trip turned out to be a success, the meeting was excellent.