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May 01

Transitions Optical Tips

The eyes are just as vulnerable if not more vulnerable to UV rays as the skin, yet eighty-five percent of South African’s don’t think that damage to the eyes is one of the most harmful effects of extended exposure to the sun. This and other startling results were revealed in... read more →
Apr 30

Tips on Caring for Your Eyes

You can see well, so why should you have your eyes tested? Well, let’s see, pardon the pun! You get headaches at least twice a week. You hate dining out by candlelight, not because you’re not romantic, but because you cannot see anything on the menu. You are diabetic. You... read more →
Apr 30

Eye Examinations for Children

Have you ever considered that your child's performance at school may be directly related with his or her ability to see? You may spare your child years of therapy by having his or her eyes checked regularly. How regularly? It is a good idea to have your child’s eyes tested... read more →
Apr 30

Glaucoma – The Silent Thief of Sight

And you thought Gauteng's crime was bad - be warned, Glaucoma is the silent thief of sight... It is painless and symptoms appear very slowly almost without you noticing. As many as 2 million South Africans are unaware of the fact that they are suffering from Glaucoma, are you one... read more →
Apr 30

How ZEISS i.Scription technology works (videos)

i.Scription by ZEISS is based on data collected from the i.Profiler - an instrument designed to determine the exact "fingerprint" of your eyes. This makes it possible for VISION to create ZEISS customized lenses with i.Scription to deliver the best vision possible. Watch the videos: Carl Zeiss i.Scription  Better Vision... read more →
Apr 30

Glaucoma

Glaucoma is the silent thief of sight, as it is painless and symptoms appear slowly.  In addition, the common "puff test" has been shown to miss the disease in one third of patients who have glaucoma. As many as 2 million South Africans are unaware of the fact that they... read more →
Apr 30

Have a Regular Eye Exam

Give me 10 good reasons… You can see well, so why should you have your eyes tested? Well, let’s see, pardon the pun! You get headaches at least twice a week. You hate dining out by candlelight, not because you’re not romantic, but because you cannot see anything on the... read more →
Apr 30

Ocular Health

1. Macular Degeneration The macula is the point of the retina on which light rays are focused by the cornea and the lens of the eye. Like the film in a camera, the retina is responsible for transforming focused light into an image which the brain can process. Causes In... read more →
Apr 30

Tips for Contact Lens Wearers

Here's how to care for your eyes and your contact lenses DO: Attend for regular check-ups as recommended by your Vision Optometrists practitioner Wash and dry your hands prior to handling your lenses Clean, rinse and disinfect your lenses after each use (except daily disposable lenses, which should be discarded... read more →
Apr 30

Dry Eyes

Dry eyes are a very common occurrence interfering with comfort and visual function and are more apparent in the winter season. It results from changes in volume (quantity) and chemical composition (quality) of the tear film leaving you with ocular discomfort. The tear film The tear film consists of 3... read more →