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Common Questions Optometrists Are Asked

Common Questions Optometrists Are Asked

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You may have heard old wives tales about what you should and shouldn’t do when it comes to eye care. For example, reading in dim light can harm your vision or wearing glasses weakens eyesight. We chatted with Peter Murphy, Eye Care and Community Director at OPSM and Laubman & Pank Optometrists to discuss the common questions Optometrists are asked and if these are fact or fiction.
How Do Hospital Waiting Lists Work?

How Do Hospital Waiting Lists Work?

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With the average wait on the public waiting list for elective surgery at an all-time high, can you afford to wait for your treatment? Richard Laycock, insurance expert from finder.com.au, discusses what elective surgery means, how the public hospital waitlists work and you can skip the public waiting times by taking out private health insurance.

Pets of the Homeless

Pets of the Homeless

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Pets provide us with comfort, security and friendship. So how would you feel if you and your pet were facing or experiencing homelessness? In this short video, our friends at Pooches at Play caught up with the founder of Pets of the Homeless Yvonne, who along with a team of volunteers provide assistance with pet food, veterinary care and emergency boarding to help alleviate the burden of providing essential pet care during times of hardship.

Category:Pet Health
Cherry Eye in Dogs

Cherry Eye in Dogs

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Have you ever heard of Cherry Eye in dogs? It’s a common eyelid protrusion which isn’t very painful but can cause problems if left untreated. In this short clip with our friends at Pooches at Play, Dr Melissa chats with Sheridan about her dog, Jedi’s experience with Cherry Eye and how they treated it. 
Hip Dysplasia in Dogs

Hip Dysplasia in Dogs

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Did you know hip dysplasia is one of the most common skeletal disorders seen in dogs? Recognising the signs and symptoms of hip dysplasia is super important for early intervention and pain mitigation. With this in mind, we caught up with our friends at Pooches at Play who explain everything you need to know about this condition.
Snake Bites and Your Pets

Snake Bites and Your Pets

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Armed with curiosity and natural hunting instincts it is not uncommon for our favourite four legged friends to cross paths with a snake. Particularly, as the weather starts to warm up, dogs and cats can have these encounters in local parks near water such as lakes and beaches, or even in your back yard. In this short clip with our friends at Pooches at Play, Dr. Mel discusses how important it is to recognise the signs of a bite and what to do if it happens.
Happy (Healthy) Halloween

Happy (Healthy) Halloween

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Happy Halloween weekend! Whether you're attending a costume party or trick-or-treating with the kids, we hope you have a spook-tacular day! And speaking of your little ones, here's some quick and easy ways to inject a fun dose of 'healthy' into Halloween...

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