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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
Five things to help with eye patching success!

Five things to help with eye patching success!

Posted by Nicola on 5th Mar 2018

Welcome to the world of eye patching. Most likely you are here because you have started eye patching your baby or child and you are hitting a few snags, or maybe you just want some inspiration. Pa … read more
Top 5 Patching Tips

Top 5 Patching Tips

Posted by Nicola on 5th Jan 2017

There's pretty much nothing fun about patching - for the child or the parent. Sure, there might be bribes and inducements, fun things to decorate the patch with and even patching charts to fill up, bu … read more
It's the Duck Game son...

It's the Duck Game son...

Posted by Nicola on 16th Nov 2016

I found these photos when I was doing a bit of digital filing. Awww Daney is soooo cute! I think he was about 3 in these photos. So this game actually originated from Dane's speech therapy activi … read more
Spot the Cataract

Spot the Cataract

Posted by Nicola on 25th Aug 2015

Looking for an excuse to go and look at old baby photos of Dane (ooh so cute!), I thought I'd pull out some shots where I think I can see the progression of Dane's cataract. If you're not familiar wit … read more
The Super Simple Pom Pom Game

The Super Simple Pom Pom Game

Posted by Nicola Rivett on 6th Jan 2015

I'm often asked about activities to keep kids amused while they're patching. I saw this awesome sorting game on the web a few months ago. It was a pie that had all different coloured 'fillings' t … read more