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Onwards and Upwards!

[fusion_text]De Jongh Optometry takes up residence at 886 Rubenstein Drive, Moreleta Park. When Deidre de Jongh opened her independent optometric practice in 1990, the countryside opposite the Moreleta Spruit was home only to cattle and green pastures. The development of golf estates, lifestyle shopping centres and double lane access roads was, as yet, a figment […]

World Diabetes Day

[fusion_text] 14 November is World Diabetes Day.  Diabetes can have serious health complications, including diabetic eye disease.  Known as diabetic retinopathy, this eye disease progresses silently and typically presents with no symptoms in the early stage. Diabetes generally is classified as two types: Type 1 diabetes: Insulin is a natural hormone that helps regulate the levels of blood […]

Nutrition Week

[fusion_text] As we are coming to the end of Nutrition week, here are a few insights to nutrition and your eyes. Did you know your eyes have the incredible ability to change light into electricity? That’s true! We receive images in the form of light energy. As our brain can only process electrical energy – […]

Spring Is In The Air

[fusion_text] Spring is in the air and for some of us it seemed to happen overnight! Along with the beautiful blossoms, jasmine flowers and bright new green leaves comes a high dose of pollen. Teamed with a good waft of dust and grass seeds abundantly floating around in the air around us – most of […]

UV Protection

[fusion_text] If UV damage to the eye is cumulative like UV damage to the skin… Why are we not protecting our eyes like we do our skin? Living in the southern tip of Africa brings with it fresh air, wide open spaces and long lazy sunny days… Often times we simply miss noticing this, due […]

Dry Eyes

[fusion_text] Ever wondered what the distance is your eyelids travel on a day? The leaves are falling and the environment is gradually putting on its winter clothes. Now is the time for comfort food and a warming aperitif in front of the fire place. This is also the season where we become more aware of […]

Comfort Office Lenses

[fusion_text] Relaxing your eyes is like relaxing your legs.  “ The head bone connected from the neck bone The neck bone connected from the shoulder bone … …Shin bone connected from the ankle bone  Ankle bone connected from the heel bone” – Dem Bones (James Weldon Johnson) Isn’t it interesting how everything in the universe […]