Dry eye is a condition in which the eyes do not produce enough tears to keep the surface of the eye moist. It’s a disorder that can be caused by many things like eye allergies, dry air, contact lens use, some medications or even autoimmune conditions. Dry eye can leave us feeling that we have [...]

Supersize Frames are not the most commonly searched after item. Let face it, you don’t have to be of the standard mould to have great spectacle frames. You may have gotten  worn out shopping for  clothes or eyewear, simply because you are of a different built! We understand the feeling.This is why we have outsourced [...]

Kids eye wear manufactured to grow with your child. This unique designer of spectacle frames has arrived with a novelty concept of having extendable arms ,which can be lengthened as the child grows.These temples have microscopic rivet-type screws which will lock the temple width in place,exactly where you need it.Further to the point as the [...]

One in seven Australians over 50 have some evidence of macular degeneration, so Riverside Eye Care is encouraging people to familiarize themselves with the warning signs of this all too common eye disease. “The macula is the region at the back of the eye which is responsible for giving you your sharpest vision,” This is [...]

Childrens Vision Is your child ready for school in taking on new challenges? In answering this question few statistics pop to mind. Approximately 1 in 4 Australian children are suffering from an undetected vision problem (source Optometrists Association Research division OAA 2016).In a typical classroom of say 26 students approximately 6 will have vision type [...]

Myopia Marching On! Did you know ! Myopia is a common cause of vision impairment globally. Systematic review of 145 Myopia studies, published since 1995 globally, estimates increasing trends between years 2000 and 2050. Analysis included 2.1 million participants. At present estimates there are 1406 million people with myopia, which accounts for 22.9% of the [...]

Did You Know,   You may have superb vision and have an eye disorder. What a lot of us forget is that there are eye diseases which in early stages do not affect the vision. To mention a couple of these, just as an exercise; macular degeneration and glaucoma. We rolled out some statistics from [...]