The Southern Northern sights

The Southern Northern sights

We’re excited to announce the northern expansion of Southern Eye Specialists. Marlborough, Tasman, and North Canterbury residents can expect greater support with their vision requirements after our recent acquisition of Graeme French Ophthalmology in Blenheim. “We...
Myopia Clinic: A new service for Christchurch

Myopia Clinic: A new service for Christchurch

Our new myopia clinic has opened here at Southern Eye Specialists. It runs for one afternoon per fortnight, with the potential to expand the service for increased demand. This clinic meets a growing need for preventative care for young children and for myopia patients...
On ya, bikers!

On ya, bikers!

Well done to our Love to Ride participants. We love to ride our bicycles! Clocking up 4,610 points for their collective cycling trips, the Southern Eye Specialists team came in third in the 50-199 staff health sector division for Canterbury in the New Zealand-wide...
March is Glaucoma Awareness Month

March is Glaucoma Awareness Month

Now’s the time to lock in eye health tests As you may know, March is Glaucoma Awareness Month here in New Zealand. This is when there’s an increased push to raise awareness in how Kiwis understand the disease, how treatments are researched, and how we should all be...
How virtual reality is unbalancing us

How virtual reality is unbalancing us

Eyes playing tricks on you? Virtual reality is changing how we ‘view’ the world – and sometimes not for the better, either. The technology, while opening new worlds for many, also comes with a big drawback for some. That’s due to the sense of nausea it can produce,...
An end to the postcode lottery

An end to the postcode lottery

NZ Health Minister rolls out nationwide surgical threshold for cataracts You will likely have heard of the recent changes in Clinical Priority Assessment Criteria (CPAC) scores, which will mean greater access and eligibility to private health services across the...