Learn to recognise signs that could mean you, your kids or another loved one needs an eye test. If you have one coming up, these articles will help you prepare for the experience – offering insight into what happens during an eye test, any costs that might be involved and how to make sense of your prescriptions.
Do I need an eye test?
Having regular eye tests can help identify and solve any vision problems, and they're a great way to get ahead of any underlying issues.
What should I expect during my eye test?
When you first have an eye test, your optometrist will get the lowdown on your eyes, vision, health and lifestyle in order to tailor the test to you.
Eye tests and out-of-pocket expenses
Worried about the costs of getting your eyes tested? We’ve got good news. They’re usually bulk-billed if you’re covered by Medicare.
Kids eye tests: when to see an optometrist
With research showing that 20% of children have undetected vision problems, making time to take your little one to the optometrist is a smart move.
Meet the equipment behind your eye test
Most of us have had an eye test – which means most of us have probably wondered what all that intricate-looking equipment does.
EyeInspect is an eye test which uses Artificial Intelligence to identify underlying eye and general health problems such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
5 signs you might need glasses
There are those little warning signs that tell us our eyes might need a check-up. Here are some of the most common.
5 ways to tell if your child needs glasses
Spotting the signs of vision problems in your child can help protect their vision and may improve their learning and development.
How to choose glasses for your child
Smaller faces and active lifestyle mean kids have different needs when it comes to glasses. Here’s what parents need to consider.
Do you have the right prescription?
A prescription for glasses or contact lenses isn’t a set-and-forget kind of arrangement. Here’s how to know when it’s time to update your prescription.
Getting ahead of your prescription changes
The eyes are a great indicator of your health. Our vision changes for many reasons - here are some you need to think about.
Age and vision changes
Taking care of your eye health becomes more important the older you get. Here’s what you need to look out for (pun intended).
Making sense of your prescription
We’re here to help break down the numbers and acronyms that make up your prescription, so you know what’s what when it’s time to re-stock your lenses.