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My Coastrek Adventure

My Coastrek Adventure

Posted by Nicola on 29th Jul 2019

I've long admired the work that the Fred Hollows Foundation does in restoring eyesight for people and ending avoidable blindness. Obviously vision is an issue close to my heart and every day I am … read more
Getting kids outdoors is good for eye health

Getting kids outdoors is good for eye health

Posted by Nicola on 15th Jul 2019

I have a confession to make. I’m not really an outdoorsy person. I’d choose watching a movie over going on a bushwalk, or reading a book by the pool over going surfing. Unfortunately this appears to … read more
How we cope with a sports mad son with vision issues

How we cope with a sports mad son with vision issues

Posted by Nicola on 8th Jul 2019

I’ve probably mentioned this before but Dane is sports mad. Like completely, totally and utterly obsessed with it. He cannot see a ball without having to kick it, or see a bat and need to pick it up … read more
Our experience with school.....so far

Our experience with school.....so far

Posted by Nicola on 28th Jun 2019

We're nine years into our journey with Dane's cataract and vision issues so sometimes I take for granted the 'easy' point we're at right now. Yes, we still have to deal with his contact lens, wearing … read more
​Treatment for Congenital Cataracts

​Treatment for Congenital Cataracts

Posted by Nicola on 19th Jun 2019

June is Cataract Awareness Month. If you have been following along you will know that my son Dane was born with a congenital cataract, so this topic is pretty important to me. That discovery has fue … read more
​Vision Milestones from Birth to 5 Years

​Vision Milestones from Birth to 5 Years

Posted by Nicola on 29th May 2019

It's amazing how many parents I come across who have just had a child diagnosed with an eye condition that they never suspected was there. A bit like our story with Dane where we had no signs that som … read more