Indooroopilly QLD

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Welcome to Eyecare Plus Optometrists Indooroopilly

Insight Optometrist is an accredited member of the Eyecare Plus group, a select collective of clinically-driven optometry practices across Australia.

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Welcome to Eyecare Plus Optometrist Indooroopilly

Insight Optometrist is an accredited member of the Eyecare Plus group, a select collective of clinically-driven optometry practices across Australia.

We employ the most current techniques and instrumentation technology when supplying eye examination services or products. This means that you, our valued client, can be assured of premium levels of professionalism and clinical expertise at all times when it comes to caring for your eyes and vision. We specialise in comprehensive eye examinations, prescription sunglasses, contact lenses and eye health for the whole family.

About Us

At Insight Optometrists, we combine highly skilled professionals with state-of-the-art optical technology. We take the time to assess your eye health and vision and will discuss with you the best alternatives to help you see clearly now and into the future.

As part of the commitment that we offer all our patients, we have introduced digital retinal imaging as part of a routine eye test for children. In adults it assists in more advanced retinal examinations. This is the latest in diagnostic equipment, producing a high quality digital image of the retina, which can be used to detect early signs of glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, abnormal cholesterol and high blood pressure.

Our Optometrist

Jan Coetzee
Doctor of Optometry (USA), Dip. Optom (SA) DPA

Our Optometrist

Jan Coetzee
Doctor of Optometry (USA)
Dip. Optom (SA) DPA

Jan originally qualified in South Africa in 1985 and had been in private practice for 7 years before obtaining his MBCO qualification in the UK.

Before immigrating to Australia with his family in 1995, Jan lived in Boston, USA for 3 years where he completed his Doctor of Optometry from the New England College of Optometry.

In 1996 he bought a private practice in Indooroopilly and has been here ever since.

Eye Health

Amblyopia

Amblyopia, or Lazy Eye, is a reduced vision, generally in only one eye. The condition usually results from poor eye co-ordination, from having a turned eye, or after having one eye which requires a far greater lens power.

Astigmatism

Astigmatism is an out-of-roundness of one or more surfaces in the eye's optical system.

Colour Vision And Colour Blindness

Colour blindness is almost always inherited, although it can be acquired condition as a result of some diseases or injuries.

Cataracts

A cataract is a clouding or haze of the lens inside the eye which leads to a decrease in vision. Opacities in the lens obstruct light from passing through and being focused on to the retina.

Diabetic Eye Disease

Approximately 4% of people have diabetes, often undiagnosed. Diabetes can damage many parts of the body, including the eyes, causing vision problems, glaucoma, cataract and diabetic retinopathy.

Digital Eye Strain

Computer Vision Syndrome or Digital Eye Strain are terms used to describe vision-related problems that result from prolonged - and particularly close up - viewing of devices with modern screens such as flat screen televisions, computers, tablets like iPads and mobile phones.

Dry Eye Disease

Dry eye disease is caused by a chronic lack of sufficient lubrication and moisture on the surface of the eye.

Dry eye can cause a scratchy sensation or the feeling that something is in the eye, with people often complaining of irritated, itchy, watery eyes.

Floaters

Spots and floaters are semi-transparent specks of natural materials inside the eye, which sometimes can be seen floating in the field of vision.

Glaucoma

Glaucoma is an eye disease which slowly destroys the optic nerve at the back of the eye. In some cases in may move rapidly. It is usually caused by increased pressure inside the eye though it may be caused by poor blood supply or a weakness of the optic nerve. Over 300,000 Australians have glaucoma. It is more common as we age but it can occur at any age.

Hyperopia

Hyperopia, or Long-sightedness, causes a person to see clearer at far than at near distances.

Macular Degeneration

Macular Degeneration (MD) is a disease that destroys the central vision that we use for everyday tasks such as reading and driving. It is the leading cause of blindness and severe vision loss in Australia. For patients older than 50 years, one in seven will have some sign of it. While there is presently no cure for MD if it is detected early enough we can slow its progression.

Myopia Control

MiSight 1 Day contact lenses for myopia control

MiSight 1 Day contact lenses are a new treatment for myopia control from CooperVision.

With myopia becoming more prevalent in the youth of today, slowing its progression is becoming more and more important. Aside from the fact that the child will not need to increase their prescription every year, slowing down myopia reduces the dangers of related complications later in life such as retinal detachment and degeneration and also glaucoma.

Orthokeratology

What is Orthokeratology?

Orthokeratology (Ortho-K), is a form of non invasive, overnight vision correction therapy in which a highly customised contact lens moulds and reshapes the front surface of the eye while you sleep. The reshaping that occurs overnight allows you take the lens moulds out in the morning and see clearly without spectacles or conventional daytime contact lenses. For this reason, this form of therapy is widely referred to as a non-invasive alternative to laser eye surgery. The process of corneal reshaping to correct vision is exactly the same principle that is used in laser eye surgery. The main difference is that laser permanently shaves layers off the front surface of your eye in order to reshape the surface and allow clear vision. This process involves cutting through corneal nerves endings (which eventually regenerate) and is the reason why some people have dry irritated eyes after the procedure. Other side effects of laser include haloes at night.

Phorias

Eye Muscle Inco-ordinations, or Phorias, occur when the eyes do not align or focus together as a team. This improper control of the eye muscles can result in crossed-eyes, poor focussing ability, or simply discomfort and headache from the extra effort required.

Presbyopia

Presbyopia is a gradual loss in the focusing ability (accommodation) of the eye and is part of the normal vision changes we all experience as we age.

Pterygium

One of the most common effects of UV damage to the eye is pterygium. This is a triangular growth of thickened degenerative tissue on the white of the eye (the sclera) that may also extend onto the cornea (the window at the front of the eye).

Visual Therapy

What is Visual Therapy?

Optometric visual therapy is a series of programmed activities undertaken to improve either poorly developed visual, visual motor or visual perceptual skills, or procedures to further enhance the present visual skills to a higher level of efficiency and / or stamina.

Our Offers

RECEIVE YOUR SECOND PAIR OF LENSES FOR HALF PRICE*

*Conditions apply. Available only at Eyecare Plus Optometrist Indooroopilly. Second pair of lenses half price. Second half price pair will be the pair of lesser value. Maui Jim, Adidas, Oakley and Rudi Project prescription lenses excluded.

Ask in practice for full details. Make an appointment online here or call us on (07) 3878 2655 today!

FASHION PRESCRIPTION SUNGLASSES FROM $269 COMPLETE

This season we have some of the latest sunglasses from Marcs, Jag, Nike, Anne Klein and Oroton available from just $269 including your prescription lenses, tint and UV coating. There is now no excuse to not look good and see well at the same time while giving yourself full sun protection.

Call Eyecare Plus Indooroopilly on (07) 3878 2655, make an appointment online, or drop in during business hours to find out more!

NO GAP & LOW GAP GLASSES AVAILABLE

We have special deals for patients in Private Health Funds. Get a new pair of glasses every year for little or even no extra on top of your Health Fund benefit. Ideal for a pair of prescription sunglasses or just a spare pair of spectacles.

Ask in store or call us on (07) 3878 2655 for more details.

MAUI JIM OFFER

Come in and have a look at our latest range of the best sunglasses in the world,
Maui Jim.

They are lighter, stronger, polarized, water repellent, reflection free coated, 100% UV protection and more. Better still they are available off the shelf from $219, with reading inserts off the shelf from $279 or specific to your prescription from $399.

Drop in any time during business hours or make an appointment online here or by phone on (07) 3878 2655.

TWO PAIRS OF DESIGNER FRAMES AND LENSES FROM $199*

*Conditions apply. Available only at Eyecare Plus Optometrist Indooroopilly. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer.

2nd pair SV hard coated lenses with same prescription into a select range of frames. Ask in practice for full details. Make an appointment online here or call us on (07) 3878 2655 today!

CONTACT LENS SAVINGS

Buy 3, 6 or 12 months supply of contact lenses. The more you buy the more you save.*.

*Conditions apply. Available at Eyecare Plus Indooroopilly. If your prescription changes we will exchange unopened and unexpired (minimum 6 months) boxes. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer.

Call us on (07) 3878 2655 or see in store for full details.

Contact Us

Please use the following contact details to get in touch, or fill in the form below to send us an email.

Eyecare Plus Indooroopilly
Phone: (07) 3878 2655
Fax: (07) 3878 7005
Address: Insight Optometrists
80 Stamford Road
Indooroopilly (Brisbane) QLD 4068
Web: insightoptom.com.au
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