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All About Dry Eyes

Posted: 05/06/2013 | By: Julia Saulsbury

dry eyeI seem to spend lots of time during eye exams talking about dry eyes; - but it is unusual for anyone to actually tell me they feel their eyes are dry!

Most people talk about their eyes feeling gritty, tired or sore, or their vision going blurry sometimes, - or even that they are getting headaches, or find they are sensitive to bright light. - Contact lens wearers might tell me they have to take their lenses out in the early evening, because they are uncomfortable and their eyes get red.

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How long until Google Glasses reach Christchurch New Zealand?

Posted: 07/11/2012 | By: Julia Saulsbury

julia ggOptometrists in Christchurch and around the world must have been asking this for a while... what else can a pair of glasses do? It may come as a surprise to some but it turns out, glasses can do just about anything...

Looking back 10 years it’s hard to believe that we now have high definition camera’s, communication, gps maps, video players and instant access to everything available online (the sum of all human knowledge) right in our pockets.

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Julias View on: Computer Eyes

Posted: 12/08/2012 | By: Julia Saulsbury

group of people 2You can be 100% sure that every single one of them uses a computer at some point in their everyday life!

During a short break the other day I was thinking over how much things have changed in our lives over the past twenty or so years; – and it is certainly true that computers are now, (for the majority of us) an absolute essential part of our life. It might be for work, study or play, but we are spending more and more of our time ‘interacting’ with our little technological boxes, whether it be a laptop, PC, iPad, or our phone.

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Julia’s Views & News

Posted: 01/07/2012 | By: Julia Saulsbury

This is the first of what will be a regular posting of news related to the practice,and other items of interest that I happen to find and that I think will be of interest to you.

Jigsaw of Eye 300x176Naturally I will be concentrating on things that have a link with eyes, vision and eyewear, (it is what we are all about, after all) but this isn't going to be a heap of boring technical stuff that would quite frankly make my eyes glaze over as well as yours!

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