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What Type of Eye Patch Should My Child Be Using?

What Type of Eye Patch Should My Child Be Using?

Posted by Nicola on 26th Feb 2019

Every now and then I get a phone call from a panicked parent who has just been told they need to start patching their child. They will ask me what patch is going to be best. Obviously I’m not a medi … read more
Questions to Ask at Your Ophthalmology Appointment

Questions to Ask at Your Ophthalmology Appointment

Posted by Nicola on 19th Feb 2019

Last week we took Dane for his regular ophthalmology check-up. It’s a long and drawn out day but luckily we only have to go every six months now. Whilst our visits are now pretty run-of-the-mill and … read more
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