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Tips for Contact Lens Wearers at Every Age

How Long Can I Wear my Lenses
Replace your lenses as often as the doctor suggests, even if you don’t wear them every day. For instance, if you have the disposable kind that are good for one wearing, throw them out after you’ve worn them once, even if they still feel fresh. 1,113 more words

Dr Michael Bold

A Dodgeball Game May Have Ruined My Life

Okay, ruined is a pretty dramatic word but my life before this eye disease is completely gone and I am building a new one. If you have not yet… 862 more words

Corneal Neuralgia

Ways to Strengthen Your Eyes

More and more people are using their eyes to stare at cell phones, television, computer images and small fonts. This can lead to age-related problems of the eyes as well as eye fatigue. 561 more words


My Tombstone

This may sound a little morbid and not 100% relevant if you want to be cremated and your ashes scattered to the seven winds (like me, not that I’m thinking so far ahead, of course), but it’ll all make sense at the end, I promise. 614 more words




My name is Lydia, I am 19 years old and I am a student of Optometry (basically eyes)! This is my second year at university, however I am currently retaking one module of year 1 before I can go onto year 2. 86 more words


Be Better

A couple of weeks ago while at work I decided that I wanted to learn more optometry. Actually this nerdy side of me has pretty much been ever-present, and in my early days of working I used to totally geek out and read my textbooks and old lecture notes (thankfully those days are mostly over). 381 more words


Why Optometry?

This is a question I get asked every now and then. It was a more common question to hear during my VCE years though I still get it occasionally, possibly because I look like I should still be in high school despite currently being 26 years old (the benefits of Asian genes).  526 more words