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What Happens at an Eye Test Appointment?

What Happens at an Eye Test Appointment?

Have you ever found yourself wondering about what really happens during an eye test? I’m Damon Ezekiel, the principal optometrist here at Ezekiel Eyes, and along with my fellow optometrist Rhiannon Richer, we’re passionate about demystifying this process for our Perth...

How to Choose a Perth Eye Doctor

How to Choose a Perth Eye Doctor

Are you struggling to find a suitable eye doctor? You're not alone. Many people find themselves unsure about how to select a healthcare provider who can meet their specific needs. The right Perth eye doctor for you should tick several boxes. These include professional...

Happy World Keratoconus Day!

Happy World Keratoconus Day!

At Ezekiel Eyes we spend a large portion of our day with patients who have a condition called Keratoconus. In recognition of Keratoconus Awareness Day, we wanted to shed some light into the lives of those affected by this condition. Keratoconus is a thinning of the...

Why do allergies happen?

Why do allergies happen? Allergies are very common, with around 1 in 5 people in Australia experiencing an allergy during their lives. The severity of allergies varies from person to person and can range from minor irritation to anaphylaxis. When you have allergies,...

8 Tips For Eye Allergy Sufferers

8 Tips For Eye Allergy Sufferers

Get an early start. See your eye doctor before allergy season begins to learn how to reduce your sensitivity to allergens. Try to avoid or limit your exposure to the primary causes of your eye allergies. In the spring and summer, pollen from trees and grasses are the...

What is keratoconus? FAQ

What is keratoconus?Keratoconus is a thinning of the central zone of the cornea, the front surface of the eye.  As a result of this thinning, the normally round shape of the cornea is distorted and a cone-like bulge develops, resulting in significant visual...

Diabetes

Diabetes

Nedlands optometrist says 7 out of 10 people with diabetes will develop changes to their eyes “More than 70 per cent of Australians with diabetes will develop changes to their eyes within 15 years of diagnosis,” says Nedlands optometrist, Damon Ezekiel. Patients who...

8 Simple Eye Exercises To Keep Your Eyes Healthy

8 Simple Eye Exercises To Keep Your Eyes Healthy

We exercise our arms, legs, abs, and even our behinds, but have you ever thought of exercising your eyes? Any eye doctor will tell you that it is good to keep your eyes healthy, and doing some simple exercises is a great way to improve the health of your eyes. Some...

Digital Eye Strain – Do you know the 20/20/20 rule?

Digital Eye Strain – Do you know the 20/20/20 rule?

The first thing that many people do when they wake up is to check their cell phone. If you are living with keratoconus, you may need the extra step of putting in your contact lenses before you’re able to turn on your digital devices.  According to a well-respected...

Cataracts

Cataracts

Nedlands optometrist warns against the danger of leaving cataracts untreated Nedlands optometrist, Damon Ezekiel, says, “One in four people over the age of 60 has signs of cataracts, so people in this age group should have their eyes examined regularly” “An...

Spring time: Allergy time

Spring time: Allergy time

Spring has sprung and for many, it also marks the beginning of red, itchy and watery eyes. Nedlands optometrist, Damon Ezekiel, says the chance of suffering from an eye allergy this season, is much higher than usual. “Airborne agents that cause irritation, such as...

Hitting the road healthy

Hitting the road healthy

With one in five drivers experiencing a long-term vision problem, Nedlands optometrist, Damon Ezekiel, is calling on motorists to remember the important role of vision in safe driving. “Most of us think to check our mirrors, tyres, oil and water before hitting the...

Good vision for life 2

Good vision for life 2

Most of the information required for everyday living is obtained through our eyes, yet only 17 per cent of the population had a comprehensive eye examination in 2008 says Nedlands optometrist. “This figure is surprising given how important our eyesight is to everyday...