This month our newsletter is not just about  your eye health, but also a big announcement regarding some change in the practice.

The Lynnwood branch is moving to our flagship Moreleta Branch.

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We strive for clinical excellence in eye care and decided to offer our full bouquet of general and specialized services in a joined effort at our Moreleta Park practice.

Our highly skilled and experienced practitioners can offer you our best care with the latest technology.

Deidre de Jongh, Carina Janzen and Marilize le Roux all enjoy taking care of your general eye care needs – performing your annual eye examinations, offering correction with spectacles and contact lenses as and when needed.

Our expertise in special fields of interest offer you much more!

Carina Janzen has a special flair with taking care of our babies, toddlers, and young kids.

Marilize le Roux focuses on helping patients with extreme dry, uncomfortable eyes and does cutting edge complex contact lens fittings with keratoconus and corneal transplants.

Deidre de Jongh assists patients who has vision disruption because of brain injuries, roke and neuro degenerative disease such as Parkinson’s.

 

 

 

 

 

On top of that you can look forward to:

A serene environment
Safe and secure parking
Easy access (wheelchair friendly)
Latest technology
Bigger designer frame variety
Same familiar friendly and helpful staff
Courier service for our regular contact lens patients – we deliver to your doorstep!!

For our Lynnwood patients, here is our new address:-

886 RUBENSTEIN DRIVEMORELETA PARK
NEW CONTACT DETAIL:
012 998 7592/3

 

GLAUCOMA WEEK

Green = Go get your eyes tested for Glaucoma and SAVE YOUR SIGHT!
World Glaucoma Week is from 11 to 18 March 2018.

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Glaucoma is an eye disease that is often associated with elevated intraocular pressure, in which damage to the eye (optic) nerve can lead to loss of vision and even blindness. Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness in the world. Glaucoma usually causes no symptoms early in its course, at which time it can only be diagnosed by regular eye examinations (screenings with the frequency of examination based on age and the presence of other risk factors).

Risk Factors

-Age over 45 years
-Family history of glaucoma
-Black racial ancestry
-Diabetes
-History of elevated intraocular pressure
-Decrease in corneal thickness and rigidity
-Nearsightedness (high degree of myopia), which is the inability to see distant objects clearly
-History of injury to the eye

This collaborative project between the World Glaucoma Association and the World Glaucoma Patient Association contributes to the elimination of glaucoma blindness by alerting people to have regular eye checks, including optic nerve checks.

DRY EYE
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Dry eye is one of the most common of all eye conditions. Normally, your eyes are kept moist by the tears that bathe the surface. The action of blinking spreads the tears across the surface of your eyes. Dry eye can occur as a result of not producing enough natural tears or because your tears evaporate too quickly.Symptoms can include dryness, grittiness, burning sensation or stinging and this can result in ocular surface damage.
Watery eyes can also be a sign of dry eyes. Occasionally your eyes may be so irritated by dryness that the glands in the eyelids produce more tears to compensate, causing your eyes to water. Symptoms may persist because of poor quality tears.Phone us and book an appointment with Marilize le Roux for a comprehensive evaluation.