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The circle of life in 3D

The kids have been nagging you to go and see the latest 3D movie.    Have you ever wondered how 3D movies work? Polarized 3D glasses work the same way polarized sunglasses do, by filtering out light coming in from certain directions. The right lens i [...]

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 phys [...]

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 cho [...]

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 hand [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 ol [...]

Happy Holidays – Christmas 2018

All I want for Christmas... Looking for the perfect gift for a loved one or even just for yourself? Show her how much she’s treasured with a vibrant new view from Maui Jim. Reflect her spirit and joy with sunglasses that show her the world in a way t [...]

This Movember we are all about prescription changes and Malaria Awareness

Don't go into the new year with blurry vision.  Get your eyes tested & update your prescription & if you are growing your moustache for **Movember, get a stylish new frame & lenses to compliment your new look.   You’ve had your glasses fo [...]

October for World Sight and Stroke Awareness

We are racing towards the end of the year and would like to remind you to make use of your medical aid benefits before 2019.   If you have not yet had your annual eye exam, book your appointment as soon as possible. October has several Health Awarene [...]