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Best eyes in nature

Our world is filled with a staggering array of animal life, and today we’d like to take a closer look at some of the best eyes nature has to offer. Instead of trying to identify one animal that has the best eyes overall, we’re breaking it up into categories: underwater vision, night vision, color vision, […]

Moving into Movember

We are racing towards the end of the year and would like to remind you that there are only 7 weeks left to book your appointment for a comprehensive eye exam. Order you contact lenses in advance and make sure you can wear your stunning new sunglasses on the beach. You can now send us […]

A bird? A plane? No, it’s Superman!

Ever wondered how no one recognized Clark Kent as Superman?  Anyone who wears glasses knows that they can make a major difference to the way someone’s face looks. They’re almost like a customizable facial feature! This is why it’s so important to choose the right frames for your face when you’re buying new glasses. Whether […]

Balancing act

Vestibular system and Vision For most of us, vision is a term used to describe how clear things are – however, vision is much more profound in our lives as just the clarity of the images that we see. To maintain balance and navigate space in our physical world, we must organize and integrate information […]

Karaoke anyone?

A morning of unexpected karaoke revealed a lovely singing voice from our Deidre de Jongh.  She was invited as a guest on the Jacaranda FM Breakfast Show with Martin Bester but little did she know that it was a karaoke competition. As always, she handled it with flair and style and as a result, a brand […]

No more tears

Eyes constantly tearing? Do you have a stinging, burning or scratchy sensation in your eyes?  You may have a condition called dry eye. Marilize Le Roux is the dry eye expert at De Jongh Optometry and will prescribe the best treatment plan suitable to your needs. Symptoms can include dryness, grittiness, burning sensation or stinging and […]

Under pressure

Glaucoma: Eyes Under Pressure Human eyesight is an incredibly complex system, and a problem anywhere along the way can lead to seriously compromised vision. One such problem is glaucoma, a group of eye conditions that affect millions of people in the world, making it the second most common cause of vision loss and blindness. In […]

Settling into 2019 – Vision related learning problems

All 92 days of January is finally over and the kids are back in a routine at school (sort of…)  If you notice your child struggling with reading, read more about vision related learning problems in the second part of this newsletter. Do you have old spectacles you do not use anymore? Why not donate […]