Cassidy Eyecare Blog - What's New!

33 articles

Stellest Lenses For Myopia

  • 17 April 2023
  • Troy Cassidy

A new spectacle lens design to slow the progression of myopia (short-sightedness)

Time for New Sunglasses?

  • 16 January 2023
  • Troy Cassidy

Ray Ban & Oakley Sunglasses Available In-Store

Cassidy Eyecare Scratch Warranty

  • 11 June 2022
  • Troy Cassidy

A 12 Month Warranty Against Scratching Included With Crizal Lenses

Oakley Prescription Sunglasses

  • 28 May 2021
  • Troy Cassidy

Order genuine Oakley prescription sunglasses from Cassidy Eyecare

What Are The Toughest Spectacle Frames?

  • 3 May 2021
  • Troy Cassidy

What makes some eyeglass frames stronger and more durable than others?

Birthday in Closedown

  • 18 April 2020
  • Troy Cassidy

Cassidy Eyecare: 10 years old April 2020

OCT Imaging Now In Te Atatu AND New Lynn

  • 24 February 2020
  • Troy Cassidy

This amazing diagnostic technology is available in both our offices

Book An Eye Exam Online!

  • 25 November 2019
  • Troy Cassidy

Book an appointment with us right from our website!

What's Going On At Bella Vista?

  • 24 June 2019
  • Troy Cassidy

Life inside Te Atatu's wrapped multi-storey building

Photochromic Spectacle Lenses: The Pros & Cons

  • 22 April 2019
  • Troy Cassidy

An overview of the many advantages, and the few disadvantages, of having light-sensitive lenses in your glasses.

Recycling Contact Lenses

  • 13 September 2018
  • Troy Cassidy

How to responsibly dispose of your used contact lenses.

Glass or Plastic Lenses?

  • 25 June 2018
  • Troy Cassidy

Which material is better for spectacle lenses - glass or plastic?

Re-Order Contact Lenses through Cassidy Eyecare Website

  • 21 January 2018
  • Troy Cassidy

We have just released an additional option for re-ordering contact lenses, so you can order and pay at any time of day. This article explains how to do this through the Cassidy Eyecare website.

Myopia Control

  • 9 October 2017
  • Troy Cassidy

Current options available to slow down increasing short-sightedness

A Short History of Spectacles

  • 9 July 2017
  • Troy Cassidy

A few highlights in the development of glasses from the 13th century to today

Prescription Safety Glasses - Not Just for at Work

  • 6 April 2017
  • Troy Cassidy

Try using safety glasses with prescription as a knock-about pair around the house

In Praise of Daily Disposable Contact Lenses

  • 10 January 2017
  • Troy Cassidy

Daily disposable contact lenses - a safe & convenient way to wear contacts

Dealing with Allergy Eyes

  • 13 September 2016
  • Troy Cassidy

Spring is a time when hayfever and allergies can be a serious annoyance. This article has some information on what's happening to cause the itch, and what you can do about it.

Night Driving & Vision

  • 5 July 2016
  • Troy Cassidy

4 ideas on how to maximise your vision for night driving

EyeZen Lenses for Digital Devices

  • 27 May 2016
  • Troy Cassidy

EyeZen Lenses are a new range of spectacle lenses, designed to keep our eyes relaxed and protected while using digital devices.

Southern Cross Easyclaim

  • 30 March 2016
  • Troy Cassidy

Cassidy Eyecare is now able to process your Southern Cross claim at our front desk - no need to send a claim in!

Unequal Pupils and David Bowie

  • 23 January 2016
  • Troy Cassidy

A few brief notes on the condition that made David Bowie's eyes so distinctive

UV Protection for your Eyes in a Clear Lens

  • 22 December 2015
  • Troy Cassidy

Protecting your eyes from Harmful UV Radiation with Crizal UV lenses

Progressive Lenses: Benefits & Limitations

  • 13 August 2015
  • Troy Cassidy

Why good progressives are great at most things, but perfect at nothing.

Ray Ban Sunglasses & Optical Frames now in Stock!

  • 24 April 2015
  • Troy Cassidy

Ray Ban sunglasses and optical frames are now available at Cassidy Eyecare

Glaucoma Treatment at Cassidy Eyecare

  • 9 February 2015
  • Troy Cassidy

Prescriptions for glaucoma eye drops now available from Cassidy Eyecare

OCT Retinal Imaging now at Cassidy Eyecare

  • 4 January 2015
  • Troy Cassidy

A new Ocular Coherence Tomographer (OCT) has been added to our range of diagnostic instruments.

What is Glaucoma?

  • 8 September 2014
  • Troy Cassidy

A quick overview of the common eye disease Glaucoma.

Blue Light and Eye Health

  • 12 March 2014
  • Troy Cassidy

The effects of blue and short wavelength light on vision, and a new development to combat it.

Eye Testing for Children

  • 9 February 2014
  • Troy Cassidy

Recommendations on eye and vision testing for school-aged children.

Eating for Healthy Vision & Eyes

  • 6 January 2014
  • Troy Cassidy

Food for eye health - can we eat our way to better vision?

How to Clean your Glasses

  • 12 November 2013
  • Troy Cassidy

Tips on how to keep your spectacles clean without scratching your lenses or ruining the anti-reflective coating.

How to Choose Sunglasses for Summer

  • 21 October 2013
  • Troy Cassidy

What features should you be looking for when shopping for sunglasses this summer? This article gives some tips.