World Sight Day 2020

By |2020-10-08T06:25:18+10:00October 8th, 2020|

World Sight Day is an annual day of awareness to focus global attention on blindness and vision impairment, and is held on the second Thursday in October each year. Established in 2000, World Sight Day is the main advocacy event for raising awareness about blindness and vision impairment for VISION 2020: The Right to Sight, a global initiative created by WHO [...]

Making a Difference

By |2020-02-10T14:36:12+10:00February 10th, 2020|

Making a Difference Every year, in Australia, an estimated 115 million used contact lenses and blister packs are sent to landfills. To care for our Planet, HCF Eyecare has joined an initiative of Bausch + Lomb and TerraCycle to give a second life to all brands of contact lenses and contact lens blister [...]

May is Macula Month

By |2018-05-02T14:33:26+10:00May 2nd, 2018|

Knowledge is power in the defence against macular disease, so it’s imperative Australians learn what they can do to minimise their risk. This can be as simple as eating an eye friendly diet and modifying or managing lifestyle choices. May is Macula Month and the perfect time to learn if you’re at risk of [...]

World Glaucoma Week 2018

By |2018-03-13T15:33:00+10:00March 13th, 2018|

World Glaucoma Week 2018More than 300,000 Australians are thought to have glaucoma, but only 50% have been diagnosed; and if you have a first degree relative with glaucoma, there is up to a 50% chance that you will have it too?During World Glaucoma Week 2018 the message is simple -  if someone in your family has [...]