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Know Your Eye Doctor

Know Your Eye Doctor

Posted by Nicola on 27th Oct 2018

Sometimes I take it for granted that I have a reasonably thorough understanding of the ins and outs of eye care for kids. Before entering the world of vision and eye care, I thought an optometrist … read more
So your child has a cataract?

So your child has a cataract?

Posted by Nicola on 11th Oct 2018

Today is World Sight Day – a day that’s pretty close to my heart. If you’ve had much to do with Kids Eye Gear you will know Dane’s story and if not, you can read more about it here. In short th … read more
Big Birthday Giveaway!

Big Birthday Giveaway!

Posted by Nicola on 9th Jul 2018

To celebrate our 5th birthday, we're giving you the chance to win a year's worth of Kids Eye Gear patches! The prizeYou get to choose from either 400 x Kids Eye Gear adhesive patches (in small or … read more
Ideas for keeping kids amused while patching

Ideas for keeping kids amused while patching

Posted by Nicola on 27th Jun 2018

Let's be real for a minute mamas. Patching is NOT fun. In no way, shape or form is it enjoyable for our kids to cover an eye and get about their day. I wore an ugly black patch when I was a kid and th … read more
What To Expect At Your Child’s First Eye Test

What To Expect At Your Child’s First Eye Test

Posted by Nicola on 11th Jun 2018

Taking your child to their first eye test can be a bit unnerving but it’s nothing to be worried about. In fact, a trip to the eye doctor can actually be a lot of fun for kids as they get to see some … read more
My child doesn’t need an eye test…..do they?

My child doesn’t need an eye test…..do they?

Posted by Nicola on 10th May 2018

I was speaking with a friend a few days ago and she was telling me about how her 8 year old son was having problems at school – with reading, concentrating, and was having some behavioural problems. I … read more