All about Ortho-k: Everything you wanted to know about corneal lens reshaping

Posted 40 days ago by Georgie Wadsworth


Orthokeratology (or Ortho-k) is ground-breaking technology that treats vision conditions such as myopia (short sightedness) and astigmatism (refractive error) and allows for clear daytime vision without the need for eye surgery.

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Top Makeup Tips for Glasses Wearers

Posted 51 days ago by Danielle Ross

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This week, OCULA's bespectacled clients learnt how to create a stunning look with their eyewear and makeup by using these top tips.

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The ever-changing prescription: Why Myopia in children needs to be closely monitored

Posted 2 months ago by Georgie Wadsworth

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Myopia - also known as near-sightedness or short-sightedness - is a common condition affecting both adults and children alike.

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OCULA Wanaka has moved!

Posted 3 months ago by Danielle Ross

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It's hard to keep a secret in a small town, and OCULA moving to Helwick Street quite possibly was one of the worst kept! But that's because we're just so...

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How much screen time is unhealthy for my eyes?

Posted 4 months ago by Danielle Ross

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"How much screen-time is unhealthy for my eyes?"

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9 common types of visual distortion

Posted 5 months ago by Danielle Ross

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In my previous blog, I discussed some useful tips on reducing visual stress and distortion. But it occurred to me, often people don't know that the way they see is...

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Seven top tips on reducing visual distortion

Posted 5 months ago by Danielle Ross

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Visual distortion is when either the eyes or the vision centre of the brain dont see normally.

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Three simple ways to minimise the effects of Glaucoma

Posted 5 months ago by Georgie Wadsworth

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Hester Duplessis, one of our experienced Wanaka and Queenstown optometrists discusses the how a few small lifestyles changes can have big effect on controlling Glaucoma.

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Seven top tips to protect your eyes from allergies this Spring

Posted 8 months ago by Danielle Ross

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‘Welcome to NZ!’ they said, when I first arrived. ‘Nature’s paradise! Clean! Green!’ Yeah, ok, I admit they were right.

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Attention: All naughty contact lens wearers! (yes, YOU who leaves them in overnight)

Posted 15 months ago by Hester du Plessis

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Hester du Plessis is OCULA’s newest, internationally renowned optometrist and comes with a boatload of clinical experience.

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Tips for Good Vision in the Modern World

Posted 15 months ago by Georgie Wadsworth


My Iphone is an extension of my arm. Seriously. My Macbook is a close second, and if I had an Ipad, well, you can bet it wouldn't be far away.

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Boredom Busters that Help Visual Skills

Posted 20 months ago by Danielle Ross

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Here are some great Christmas gift ideas that will not only keep the kids happy and entertained over the holidays, it will also have them developing great visual skills.

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