Sparks and Feros Optometrists is a finalist at the 2024 Local Business Awards!

 
We are thrilled to be a finalist at the 2024 Local Business Awards in the Outstanding Specialised Business category! 🎉

We are extremely proud of our dedicated team at Sparks and Feros for all of their hard work and we are  grateful for your support.
Thank you all for voting for us! 🏆

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MID YEAR SALE! $100 OFF on Your Eyewear

Get $100 OFF on Prada Eyewear!

Expertise You Can Trust:
Benefit from decades of combined experience and cutting-edge technology, ensuring you receive the highest standard of eye care.

Accessible and Convenient:
Located on the ground floor of Carlingford Court, we offer easy access and flexible appointment scheduling to fit your busy life.

Inflation-Fighting Offers:
Take advantage of our special promotions designed to ease cost-of-living pressures without compromising on quality care.


Sparks & Feros Optometrist is Carlingford’s most experienced practice and offers you a complete range of eye care services. Save on prescription glasses, contact lenses, prescription sunglasses and some extras too. Our independent store, features big brand name eyewear and sunglasses to you - all at great prices. Find the latest range of fashion designs made from technically advanced materials, available now for you to try on In Store.

Excludes other offers or discounted items. Health Fund Optical Rebates available includes a great range of No Gap Eyewear! *Essilor, Nikon and Hoya lenses only.

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MID YEAR SALE! 20 to 50% OFF on All Frames and Sunglasses!

See us to Elevate your Eyewear.

We have a wide range of fashionable eyewear from big brands like Prada, Versace, Oroton and more!

Offer ends 30 August 2024.

*This offer can not be used in conjunction with existing offers.
This applies to a selected range only.
^Standard eye tests are bulk billed to Medicare

 

At Sparks & Feros Optometrists, we find the perfect pair of frames and sunglasses that best suit your personality.

 

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Myo-Care: The Key To Better Vision

WAYS TO CONTROL MYOPIA

Myopia has seen a significant global rise in recent decades. It advances most
swiftly from ages 6 until early adulthood, underscoring the vital need for
early monitoring and intervention. Detecting and managing myopia early
gives the best results. Please see below, supported methods that effectively
manage and curb myopia progression.

AXIAL LENGTH MEASUREMENT

Once the eye has grown longer, there is no way we can shrink the eye again. Our treatment for myopia aims to reduce the rate of eye growth and keep eye growth within normal limits. The only true way of checking the effectiveness of treatment is by measuring the axial length of your child’s
eyes.

At Sparks & Feros Optometrists we are able to measure the axial length of your child’s eyes with our new IOL Master system which is fast painless and makes no contact with the eye.
Did you know?
Myopia occurs when the eye grows too long? We measure + monitor your child’s eye length.


IOL MASTER BIOMETRY ASSESSMENT

Axial length biometry and the charting Axial Length over time is the gold standard of care. It is the only true way to monitor the effectiveness of the your child’s myopia control treatment.

Our Optometrist can chart your child’s eye growth

 

Central optical zone surrounded by defocus area

NEW SPECTACLE LENSES TO TREAT MYOPIA

There are three new spectacle lenses that show great promise in effectively slowing myopia. They are Essilor Stellest, Zeiss Myocare and Hoya Mi Yosmart lenses.

These special lenses can slow myopia progression by an average of 60-67%. These lenses use a technology that has a clear central optical zone surrounded by many ‘defocus segments’. It is these “defocus segments” that help to control myopia progression.

 

ORTHOKERATOLOGY “SLEEP LENSES” FOR MYOPIA CONTROL

Children wear ortho-k lenses while asleep and enjoy clarity of vision in the morning and throughout the day! This surgery-free correction to myopia, gently reshapes their corneas while they sleep and is recommended for children who need myopia control therapy but want to be free of wearing spectacles and contact
lenses during day. Ortho-K lenses provide clear central vision while creating a zone of peripheral defocus which retards and slows down eye growth.

In recent decades, Orthokeratology has gained popularity, driven by accumulating evidence showing its effectiveness in not only providing short-term myopia correction but also in slowing down myopia progression over the long term.

 

SOFT MULTIFOCAL CONTACT LENSES FOR MYOPIA CONTROL

Multifocal 1 Day contact lenses are now used as an effective option to
reduce the progression of myopia. Like orthokeratology, these lenses blur the
image that falls on the peripheral retina. This does nothing to compromise central vision and is not usually noticeable to the wearer. This peripheral defocus is the key to slowing down the progression of myopia.

 

ATROPINE EYE DROPS

Recent studies such as the Atropine in the Treatment of Myopia (ATOM) project provide strong evidence to support the use of low concentration atropine eyedrops to retard the progression of myopia. Atropine is a prescription-only medication, Atropine acts to relax the eye’s focusing system and may slightly enlarge the pupil. Atropine drops can have some mild side-effects.

 

REPEATED LOW-LEVEL RED-LIGHT MYOPIA THERAPY AT HOME

SAVING SIGHT SOONER MAKES BRIGHTER FUTURES

Repeated Low-Level Red-Light Myopia therapy at home has been shown to slow down the progression of myopia. It does this by improving the metabolic rate and circulation of the eye. Repeated Low-Level Red-Light (RLRL) therapy, is a highly effective and child-friendly way to slow the progression of myopia.

Designed to be easy and convenient to use at home, the therapy involves looking into the device for 3 minutes of treatment, 2 times per day, 5 days per week, with a minimum of 4 hours between sessions. The device is controlled with a simple touchscreen and tracks each child’s use. It can also be monitored by your optometrist and programmed to send SMS reminders to patient’s guardian.


Is this device safe?

It is free of any known significant side effects; and is suitable for use by children as young as 3 and up to 16. International approvals & regulatory status. The Eyerising Myopia Management Device meets the quality, safety, and efficacy standards required by medical regulators in over 30 countries across Europe and Australasia.*

 

HOW EFFECTIVE RLRL?


Clinically tested for trusted results The Eyerising Myopia Management Device has been proven in published clinical trials to be effective in the treatment of myopia, slowing its progression by up to 87.7%.1 RLRL therapy’s efficacy and safety has been validated through a comprehensive ongoing clinical trial program. The results, published in leading peer-reviewed scientific publications show that with >75% compliance, exposure to RLRL therapy can control the progression of myopia.

MYO-CONTROL PLAN is included FREE with our RLRL Program for the first year of treatment!

*Eyerising Myopia Device has been cleared as a medical device by the following regulators: CE (EU), TGA (AU), Medsafe (NZ), and MHRA (UK), with other regulatory clearances expected imminently. Eyerising International is ISO 13485:2016 certified by notified body BSI.

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VOTE Sparks and Feros for Local Business Awards 2024!

 
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We are thrilled to be nominated for the 2024 Local Business Awards 2024 in the Outstanding Specialised Business category!

We would really appreciate your support. 
Please vote for us at the Local Business Awards website .
VOTE NOW before it closes on 11 June 2024.



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Spring Sale: Vogue or Arnette Fashion Eyewear

Spring Sale: Vogue or Arnette Fashion Eyewear

Buy 1 Pair for $199 or Buy 2 Pairs for $299

Complete pair of Vogue or Arnette Eyewear for $199*

This promotion has been extended to 31 July 2024!

For Save $150 for Standard Single Vision Lenses.
For Sunglass Tint, just add $30.

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Long-lasting Dry Eye Relief

 

 

SYSTANE Family of Products for Dry Eye Management

The All-In-One eye drop that relieves all types of dry eye (aqueous deficient, evaporative and mixed dry) for up to 8 hours

For Moderate dry eye patients. Contains hyaluronic acid providing 2x moisture retention. Supports ocular surface healing in dry eyes, including after eye surgery. 

For mild dry eye patients in need of fast relief.

For severe dry eye patients in need of extra protection.

Removes debris and eye makeup that may cause irritation.

 

Always read the label and follow the directions for us.

 

Systane HYDRATION Lubricant Eye Drops combines hyaluronic acid (HA) with hydroxypropyl guar (HP-Guar) to promote greater hydration and lubrication than HA alone.

HP-Guar

Hyaluronic Acid

 Upon instillation, HP-Guar cross links with borate, creating a visco-elastic matrix designed to bandage over damaged epithelium and aids in retention of the demulcents. HA has been shown in preclinical studies to potentially promote cellular proliferation, anti-inflammation and wounds healing often required in dry eye management

 

2x Greater moisture retention versus HA alone*1+

Study overview: Human ocular epithelial cell preparations were cultivated and then soaked in varius test formulations. After rinsing away the formulations and desiccating the cells, moisture retention on the epithelial surface was significantly greater with Systane HYDRATION compare with HA alone (p<0.001)

After rinsing and drying, 44.4% of cells treated with Systane HYDRATION were viable compared to 21.5% of cells treated with HA alone.

Faster ocular re-epithelialistion vs other HA products

Study overview: Epithelium debridement was performed and randomised HA-containing artificial tear products were instilled for a total of 4 administrations. After 24 hours debridement, corneas were stained with flourescein, imaged and analysed to calclate the total flourescein-positive area and evaluate the number of re-epithelialised corneas (flourescein negative) in each treatment group.






 

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MiSight 1-Day Myopia Control Contact Lenses

Children lead active, jam-packed lives. But whether they’re riding bikes with their friends, or learning new things at school, myopia (short-sightedness) can make it harder for them to engage in the activities they love. And as they grow, their prescription may get stronger too.


Fortunately, your child may be able to benefit from an innovative technology to help make his or her life easier and help slow down the progression of their myopia1:

MiSight® 1 day contact lenses with ActiveControl® Technology not only correct short-sightedness – they’re also the first soft contact lenses proven to significantly reduce the progression of myopia in children.*†1 When wearing MiSight® 1 day contact lenses, your child can experience clear vision, freedom from glasses and continue to enjoy the activities they love.1,2,3

The features you’ll love:

Slows the progression of short-sightedness in children by 59%, utilising special ActivControl® Technology.*1

MiSight® 1 day contact lenses fit children’s active lifestyles

  • 90% of children said they preferred wearing their MiSight® 1 day contact lenses over wearing their glasses.1
  • 90% of children were able to insert and remove MiSight® 1 day lenses on their own.‡1


Convenient daily disposable contact lenses – no need to clean or store them.


MiSight 1 day soft contact lenses for vision correction and control of the progression of myopia. Your optometrist will advise if this product is right for you.

Always read the label and follow the directions for use - https://coopervision.net.au/patient-instruction

 

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We see a world where myopia is controlled earlier, easily, and more effectively.

Our eyesight is vital to learning and negotiating the world and largely impacts our potential to live full and productive lives. Myopia (short-sightedness) is the most common ocular disorder in the world, often with serious consequences. By 2050, it is estimated to affect one in two people, becoming one of the world’s leading causes of permanent blindness.

We see a world where childhood myopia is controlled early, easily and more effectively with positive life–changing impacts. And we’re working to address the global myopia epidemic with its enormous social and economic implications – by bringing the clinically proven, child-friendly Eyerising Myopia Management Device RLRL therapy to the next generation at home. Saving sight sooner makes a brighter future for all of us. 

Want to know more about the Eyerising Myopia Management Device from Sparks & Feros?

Talk to our team.

Book an appointment now.

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Back-To-School Promo For Parents!

Did you know that 80% of all learning occurs through vision?

That’s why your children’s eyesight is precious, and we encourage you to book an eye test before the start of the school year. Our team provides you and your family the advice you need, in an environment where any questions you may have will be addressed.

Swing by our store in Carlingford Court to discover a range of lenses in line with children’s needs and eyewear that combines both functionality and style.

With each order of Stellest® Myopia Control lenses for your child, you will receive a voucher for Free Crizal® multicoat to be used on their glasses (combined - total value $175 RRP)!

For the redemption of the second pair, the parent or carer must return the voucher to us to redeem offer. The promo code BTSCRIZAL must be entered with the parent/care order.

A great school year starts with the right glasses. 

We at Sparks and Feros Optometrists offer top-quality eyecare for your children!

For more information, you may call us on 9872 1555.

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