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How to Buy Contact Lenses Online in Australia

How to Buy Contact Lenses Online in Australia

techmatters 04/08/2014 0
When it comes to online shopping, it can become difficult or even overwhelming to find what you’re looking for, particularly for prescription products such as contact lenses. At eContactlenses.com.au, we have made it as easy as possible to buy contact lenses online in Australia with our simple ordering processes, fast delivery and quality customer ...
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Choosing The Best Contact Lenses

Choosing The Best Contact Lenses

techmatters 18/07/2014 0
In order to choose the best contact lenses, it is essential to consider factors such as your lifestyle, visual needs, optometrist’s recommendation and your personal commitment to wearing and cleaning them.Daily contact lensesDaily disposable contact lenses are designed to be worn for a single day and then thrown-away. These lenses are the most conv...
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You Won’t Believe What’s Living In Your Contact Lens Case

You Won’t Believe What’s Living In Your Contact Lens Case

techmatters 10/07/2014 0
Do you remember the last time you replaced your contact lens case? If you can’t remember then you need to throw out that case immediately and by immediately, I mean today.Studies conducted on contact lens cases that had been in use from under a month to two years showed that around 60 percent of contact lens cases had microbial contamination with u...
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New Contact Lenses Product Lines

New Contact Lenses Product Lines

techmatters 26/06/2014 0
Introducing our new product lines:Alcon - DAILIES Total 1 (30 pack) A daily disposable lens, DAILIES Total 1 is the worlds first and only water gradient lens.Alcon Air Optix Aqua (6 pack) Previously only available in a 3 pack, eContactLenses now offers this very popular contact lens in a 6 month supply.CooperVision MyDay (30 & 90 pack) MyDay is a d...
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Enhance Sports Performance With Contact Lenses

Enhance Sports Performance With Contact Lenses

techmatters 18/06/2014 0
Contact lenses are highly recommended for playing any sports over wearing glasses, for they typically have little to no risk of falling out or breaking during activity.  Whether you’re a casual gym goer, weekend sports warrior or elite athlete, good vision is essential to ensure peak performance.What are some benefits of wearing contact lenses whil...
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Macular Degeneration - Everything You Need To Know

Macular Degeneration - Everything You Need To Know

techmatters 28/05/2014 0
This week is Macular Degeneration Awareness Week, a week dedicated to educating and providing information on Macular Degeneration and how to reduce the incidence and impact that it has on daily life.As the name implies, macular degeneration is the degeneration or destruction of the macula which is the light sensitive tissue present near the centre ...
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CIBA VISION have joined forces with Alcon

CIBA VISION have joined forces with Alcon

techmatters 09/05/2014 0
Alcon and CIBA VISION have joined forces and are now unified under the Alcon brand.  CIBA VISION contact lenses include the Air Optix, Dailies AquaComfort Plus, Focus Dailies and Freshlook range.Alcon has been a trusted global eye care company for more than 70 years, helping people see better every day.  The partnership with CIBA VISION, which offe...
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Contact Lenses And Winter

Contact Lenses And Winter

techmatters 01/05/2014 0
Well it’s that time of year. The days are getting shorter and a little bit chillier. Winter is definitely on its way.Dry eyes are a common complaint for contact lens wearers particularly during the colder winter months. When it’s cold outside but warm inside, the change of temperature can cause tears to evaporate sooner than usual, causing irritati...
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9 Tips for Reducing Eye Strain and Computer Vision Syndrome

9 Tips for Reducing Eye Strain and Computer Vision Syndrome

techmatters 14/04/2014 0
Let’s face it. Whether you use a computer for work or at home (or both), you’re more than likely spending at least 2 hours at a time staring at the screen.  It’s just the way it is these days, computers have bought so much enrichment into our lives as well as increased productivity. The problem is that the eye was never designed for such close acti...
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What Is Astigmatism?

What Is Astigmatism?

techmatters 04/03/2014 0
Astigmatism is a vision condition where the cornea (the clear film over the coloured part of your eye) or lens of the eye has an irregular shape, causing blurred vision at all distances. Astigmatism is a very common condition that affects around half of the population.Our ability to focus relies on light rays entering the eye to a focal point on th...
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Top Signs That You Need To See An Optometrist

Top Signs That You Need To See An Optometrist

techmatters 07/02/2014 0
Day to day, you may not notice any changes in your vision, but over time your eyesight can change dramatically.  The Optometrist Association of Australia recommends that you visit your optometrist every two years for a check up, sooner if you have any concerns. Check ups are generally covered by Medicare.Your eyes are an amazing portal to the rest ...
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Are contact lenses safe for children?

Are contact lenses safe for children?

techmatters 04/02/2014 0
There are many reasons why you might be considering contact lenses for your son or daughter and it’s understandable that you may have some concerns. Ultimately it comes down to your child’s maturity and their ability to handle the responsibility of contact lenses.What about age?From a physical perspective, a child’s eyes can tolerate contact lenses...
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7 Things Every Contact Lens Wearer Should Know

7 Things Every Contact Lens Wearer Should Know

techmatters 08/01/2014 0
I bet you can’t imagine life without your contact lenses.And since we’ve come to rely on them so much, it’s even more important to take good care of them in order to protect your eyes from any potential complications.Whether you are new to wearing contact lenses or have been wearing them for a while, these 7 tips will ensure that you continue to ha...
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Inserting, Removing and Caring for your Contact Lenses

Inserting, Removing and Caring for your Contact Lenses

techmatters 03/06/2013 0
Looking after your Contact LensesA contact lens is a medical device and because it comes in direct contact with your eye, it is essential that the proper techniques are practiced to ensure longevity of wear and reduce risk of complications.Inserting and Removing Soft Contact LensesAlways wash your hands with a mild soap and dry with a lint-free tow...
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Contact Lenses and Dry Eye

Contact Lenses and Dry Eye

techmatters 28/05/2013 0
Do you suffer from dry eyes when you wear contact lenses? Well you're not alone! Dry eye is a common issue for contact lens wearers and even non-wearers too. The good news is that with a little help from your Optometrist, you can find a treatment plan that can significantly reduce the symptoms of dry eyes.Finding the CauseA visit to your Optometris...
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