EXCLUSIVE LEADING OPTOMETRISTS | PINELANDS, CAPE TOWN
Pediatric vision • Binocular vision • Age related disorders • Pathology screening • Contact lens fitting • Retinal photography
An eye examination at McKenna and Scott Exclusive in Pinelands is not merely about finding a prescription. It is about eyecare, eye health, patient education and friendly service. Vision is not merely about the clarity of the image. It is about how both the eyes work together as a team ie. eye alignment, the contraction and relaxation of the individual eye muscles and ocular movements. These factors affect our visual performance and comfort throughout our daily tasks and activities. The majority of eye diseases are painless and can go undetected for years, leading to possible irreparable damage. Also, certain eye conditions can be manifestations of underlying systemic diseases. All these aspects of vision and health are part of our comprehensive eye examinations.
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Minimize the risks of driving at night as you get older by planning your trips before you leave home. Drive only on streets you know, and avoid dark, unlighted roadways. Limit your trips to places you can easily reach and that are close to home. Avoid risky spots like ramps and left turns. Plan for extra driving time if conditions are bad, and don't drive if you are stressed or tired. Stay focused on driving only, avoiding distractions. Always drive defensively. Leave at least two car lengths between you and the car in front of you, and even more
Spending more time outside often means more outdoor work and play. Whether mowing the lawn, trimming weeds or playing baseball, always wear the proper protective eyewear. More than half of all eye injuries occur at home, yet only about one out of every three people wears eye protection when they should. Don’t be an eye injury statistic! Very important: Always make sure you discuss and make decisions about your eye care based upon a formal appointment with your optician. For more information and to book and eye examination please contact us: McKenna & Scott Pinelands Tel: 021 531 1953
Keep dry eye at bay. Spending time outside when it is hot, dry or windy can irritate a common condition called dry eye. A hot, dry environment affects the tear film, drying out the eye’s surface. To protect your eyes in these conditions, wear wrap-around glasses to keep wind from your eye’s surface. Also, use artificial tears (preferably those that are preservative-free) to keep eyes moist and refreshed. Very important: Always make sure you discuss and make decisions about your eye care based upon a formal appointment with your optician. For more information and to book and eye examination